North Carolina vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

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North Carolina Size Comparison

North Carolina is a state located in the Southeastern 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 North Carolina and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is North Carolina bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of North Carolina is 53,819 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. North Carolina is smaller than Nigeria by 302,850 sq mi. North Carolina is around 6.63 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of North Carolina: 53,819 sq mi ( 139,390 km2 )

Area of North Carolina compared to Nigeria

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

Area of Nigeria compared to North Carolina


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of North Carolina as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 10,551,162.

Population of North Carolina 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 North Carolina

Here is some more data comparison between North Carolina and Nigeria.

The capital city of North Carolina is Raleigh and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

North Carolina: English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


North Carolina: North Carolinian
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

North Carolina: US-NC
Nigeria: NG

North Carolina 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 North Carolina:
35° 33′ 20.52″ N, 79° 23′ 15.72″ W

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

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