New Mexico vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern region of the United States of America, whereas Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Mexico and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is New Mexico bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than Nigeria by 235,078 sq mi. New Mexico is around 2.93 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of New Mexico: 121,591 sq mi (314,918 km2)

Area of New Mexico compared to Nigeria

Area of Nigeria356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria compared to New Mexico


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Mexico as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 2,115,877.

Population of New Mexico compared to Nigeria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nigeria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 206,139,587.

Population of Nigeria compared to New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and Nigeria.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


New Mexico: New Mexican
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Nigeria: NG

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Mexico:
34° 24′ 25.56″ N, 106° 6′ 45.36″ W

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N, 10° 0′ 0″ E

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