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Cities in Nigeria

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Cities in Nigeria by population list

Name Population Area, km2 Region
Lagos 14,862,000 1171.28 Lagos
Kano 3,848,885 499 Kano State
Ibadan 2,550,593 3080 Oyo State
Aba 1,530,000 72 Abia State
Onitsha 1,483,000 36.19 Anambra State
Abuja 1,235,880 713 Federal Capital Territory
Maiduguri 1,197,497 n/a Borno State
Abakaliki 1,179,280 n/a Ebonyi State
Benin City 1,147,188 1204 Edo State
Ogbomosho 1,032,000 n/a Oyo State
Port Harcourt 1,005,904 360 Rivers State
Owerri 908,109 104 Imo State
Abeokuta 888,924 879 Ogun State
Ikeja 861,300 49.92 Lagos
Akure 847,903 991 Ondo State
Ilorin 847,582 765 Kwara State
Kaduna 760,084 431 Kaduna State
Enugu 715,774 556 Enugu State
Bauchi 693,700 n/a Bauchi State
Jalingo 660,213 191 Taraba State
Jos 622,802 n/a Plateau State
Ikorodu 536,619 n/a Lagos
Warri 536,023 n/a Delta State
Ife 501,952 1791 Osun State
Ado Ekiti 446,749 293 Ekiti State
Uyo 429,900 362 Akwa Ibom State
Sokoto 427,760 145 Sokoto State
Ugep 420,000 n/a Cross River State
Zaria 408,198 563 Kaduna State
Osogbo 395,500 47 Osun State
Yola 392,854 831 Adamawa State
Shaki 388,225 n/a Oyo State
Oyo 386,723 2427 Oyo State
Gusau 383,162 3364 Zamfara State
Calabar 371,022 604 Cross River State
Umuahia 359,230 n/a Abia State
Ondo City 358,430 n/a Ondo State
Lafia 330,712 n/a Nasarawa State
Minna 322,163 n/a Niger State
Okene 320,260 328 Kogi State
Katsina 318,459 142 Katsina State
Nsukka 309,633 45 Enugu State
Ilesa 305,480 n/a Osun State
Awka 301,657 n/a Anambra State
Gombe 280,000 52 Gombe State
Bida 266,008 51 Niger State
Suleja 260,240 n/a Niger State
Jimeta 248,148 n/a Adamawa State
Mokwa 244,934 4338 Niger State
Sapele 242,652 n/a Delta State
Badagry 241,093 441 Lagos
Obafemi Owode 228,851 1410 Ogun State
Sagamu 228,382 614 Ogun State
Funtua 225,571 448 Katsina State
Ijebu Ode 222,653 192 Ogun State
Lavun 209,917 2835 Niger State
Potiskum 205,876 n/a Yobe State
Kukawa 203,343 4842 Borno State
Iwo 191,377 214 Osun State
Ise Ekiti 190,063 n/a Ekiti State
Epe 181,409 965 Lagos
Makurdi 170,925 820 Benue State
Kisi 155,510 n/a Oyo State
Asaba 149,603 n/a Delta State
Ikot Ekpene 143,077 116 Akwa Ibom State
Gbongan 139,485 n/a Osun State
Buguma 135,404 n/a Rivers State
Mubi 128,900 n/a Adamawa State
Gashua 125,817 n/a Yobe State
Uromi 108,608 n/a Edo State
Ila 62,049 303 Osun State
Okigwe 2,006 n/a Imo State
Owo 2,006 n/a Ondo State
Igboho 136 n/a Oyo State
Okpoko n/a n/a Anambra State
Ijero n/a n/a Ekiti State
Garki n/a 1408 Jigawa State
Otukpo n/a n/a Benue State
Ilawe Ekiti n/a n/a Ekiti State
Bama n/a 4997 Borno State
Ikare n/a n/a Ondo State
Gboko n/a 835 Benue State
Iseyin n/a n/a Oyo State