New York vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

New York is a state located in the Northeastern part 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 York and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is New York bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. New York is smaller than Nigeria by 302,114 sq mi. New York is around 6.54 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of New York State: 54,555 sq mi ( 141,300 km2 )

Area of New York compared to NIgeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to New York


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New York as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 19,835,913.

Population of New York 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 York

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

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

New York: English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


New York: New Yorker
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Nigeria: NG

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New York:
42° 57′ 13.68″ N, 75° 31′ 36.48″ W

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

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