NIGERIA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEstatevariants of the namee1995e1993ec1991e1987e1983e1982e1975me1971e1969c1963e1959c1952/53e1950e1945e1938/39e1936c1931c1921c1911c1901particularselevationfound.yr
source:*=capitalSYBBTB,MWIAPGIAEW,SYDVWGIALBHA,LBMISYDVHBDVAG,HGAG,HTDVin m
AbaAB291,6263,8239,8216,0210,7177,0158,2151,9131,057,812,9
Aba (agglomeration?)AB500,2
AbakalikiEBO83,756,850,131,2
AbeokutaOG416,8352,7341,3309,0301,1253,0226,4217,2187,3110,884,556,669,553,345,838,025,0
Abocho22,8
AbonnemaRIAbonema42,0
AbujaFC339,1250,0107,11,0capital since 1991.12.12
Ado-EkitiEKIAdo Ekiti350,5156,1287,0266,0253,3213,0190,4182,7157,524,6
AfikpoEBO44,865,836,1
AgborDE45,8
Agege100,383,846,0
AguluAN49,3
AkuEN46,020,8
AkureON158,2239,1129,6117,0114,482,571,138,9
AmaigboAB70,853,729,5
AnkpaKO40,2
Apomu49,621,2
Aramoko48,326,5
Argungu21,0
AsabaDE49,747,426,017,4
Asara22,3
AuchiED42,6
AwkaAN108,4104,788,878,448,7
Awomamma20,0
AzareBA69,050,027,4
BamaBO65,4
BauchiBA68,860,737,810,612,035,0
Bauchi (agglomeration?)BA206,5
BendeAB44,2
Benin CityED223,9202,8183,2166,0161,7136,0121,7116,8100,753,750,025,015,015,0
Benin City (agglomeration?)ED762,7
BidaNI122,5111,2100,263,855,050,025,230,050,01859
Birnin KebbiKE63,126,5
BiuBO52,621,4
Buguma CityRI82,9
CalabarCR170,0153,9139,8126,0122,8103,088,676,446,716,735,026,715,015,00
Calabar (agglomeration?)CR310,8
Chimmola21,4
DamaturuYO141,9
DauraKT47,020,1
DebaDeba Habe135,4128,4110,670,460,7
Duku52,929,0
EdeOS299,5142,4245,2222,0216,4182,0162,6156,0134,644,848,834,552,448,0
EffiumEBO54,2
Effon-AlaiyeEKIEffon Alaiye149,3159,0122,3111,0107,977,867,1
Eha AmufuENEha-Amufu44,129,4
EjigboOS103,369,484,646,4
EkpomaED40,4
Emure-Ekiti58,832,2
EnuguEN308,2252,5228,0222,6187,0167,3160,6138,562,840,7
Enugu (agglomeration?)EN407,8
Enugu-Ezike> see:Enugu
Enugu UkwuAN42,9
Enugu-UmoriEnugu Umozi35,8
EpeLA49,980,671,144,30
Erin-OshogboErin/Oshogbo59,932,9
Eruwa49,127,0
EtitiIM41,0
Ezza OhuEBO42,0
Farm Centres/Adabi30,0
Fiditi49,427,123,6
FuntuaKT82,122,4
Gaambe-Ya24,2
GambaruBO46,9
Garko25,5
Garu20,5
GashuaYO69,723,9
GbokoBE101,349,427,1
GbonganOSGbungan69,954,029,720,5
Gidan Kaya22,5
GombeGOM105,286,176,047,3
Gombe (agglomeration?)GOM163,6
Gulaki20,1
Gumel24,7
GusauZAM154,0132,4126,2114,0111,480,369,240,2
HadejiaJIG66,023,5
IbadanOY1365,01295,01263,01144,01060,01009,0847,0758,3727,6627,4500,0459,2327,3318,3386,9387,1234,7175,0150,0229
Ibadan (agglomeration?)OY1835,3
IdahKOIda44,850,627,710,010,0
Idanre56,130,8
IfeOS289,5186,9237,0215,0209,1176,0157,2150,8130,1110,884,5
IfoOG52,4
IfonOS62,8
Ifon-Oshogbo66,036,2
Igarra20,1
Igbasa-Odo48,026,4
Igbeti25,2
IgbohoOY103,368,685,246,8
Igbo-OraOYIgbo Ora46,568,137,4
Igbo UkwuAN46,9
Igede-Ekiti56,631,0
Igogo20,2
IhialaAN52,073,240,224,3
Ijare21,3
Ijebu-IgboOG64,978,743,224,2
Ijebu-OdeOG152,5124,3124,9113,0110,379,568,527,627,9
Ijero-EkitiEKI95,476,441,9
IkareON137,3103,8112,5102,099,261,725,2
Ikere-Ekiti> see:Ikerre107,2
IkerreEKIIkerre-Ekiti, Ikere-Ekiti238,558,6195,4177,0172,4145,0129,6107,235,6
IkireOS120,2111,494,562,654,020,1
IkirunOS177,076,6144,992,279,526,0
Ikole71,939,4
IkomCR53,2
IkoroduLA180,3184,7147,794,081,0
Ikot EkpeneAK119,469,461,338,1
Ila257,4223,0210,8190,0155,0138,6133,0114,725,7
Ila OrangunOS89,9
Ilara21,7
Ilaro20,512,4
Ilawe-EkitiEKI179,9104,0147,393,780,8
Ilegbo44,5
Ile-Oluji20,2
Ilero28,9
IleshaOS369,0139,4302,1273,0266,7224,0200,4192,3165,872,072,0
IlobuOS194,459,2159,0144,0140,1122,0101,287,238,3
Ilora21,726,1
IlorinKW464,0430,6420,0380,0344,0335,4282,0252,1241,8208,5155,041,054,744,947,484,070,0former capital of a Yoruba kingdom365
Ilorin (agglomeration?)KW532,147,6
Ilututin24,7
InisaOSInisha116,882,395,660,952,5
Ipetu-Ijesha21,0
Ipoti-Ekiti53,229,2
Iragbiji39,7
Isanlu20,5
Isara20,5
Ise-EkitiEKI108,182,645,3
IseyinOY211,8170,9173,5157,0153,1129,0115,1110,495,249,748,539,336,8
IsiekeEBO56,1
IwoOS353,0125,6289,1262,0255,1214,0191,7183,9158,6100,074,847,257,857,254,0
Iyin24,5
Jajera22,4
JalingoTA67,2
Jega47,027,1
JimetaAD141,766,136,3
JosPL201,2182,1164,7149,0145,4123,0104,890,438,5
Jos (agglomeration?)PL510,3
Kabba20,87,3
KadunaKD333,6273,2247,0202,0181,2173,8149,944,538,815,0
Kaduna (agglomeration?)KD993,6
KafanchanKD49,9
KagoroKD48,3
Kanagunnam20,1
KanoKN657,3699,9594,8538,3487,0475,0399,0357,1342,6295,4130,297,089,889,277,280,676,050,035,0517
Kano (agglomeration?)KN2166,6
Kardan22,6
Ka-shingi20,6
KatsinaKT201,5259,3165,0149,0145,5122,0109,4105,090,552,78,08,0
Kaura NamodaZAM40,752,929,0
KeffiNAS53,657,851,031,722,0
KishiOY78,077,242,4
KontagoraNI64,024,6
Kumo144,4130,6118,2107,075,264,929,1
KuroroKO45,9
LafiaNAS119,579,497,886,362,253,7
Lafiagi57,650,8
LagosLA1484,01347,01340,01213,01097,01060,8901,0841,7665,2350,0267,4272,0174,2158,5137,4126,1100,073,037,0former capital0
Lagos (agglomeration)LA5195,23800,01404,01200,0167,041,8
LaluponLalupan56,130,8
Lere49,727,3
Lokoja25,013,18,06,06,0former capital of Northern Nigeria1860
Mada23,8
Maidabino30,7
MaiduguriBOYerwa Maiduguri312,1281,9255,1231,0225,1189,0169,2162,3140,054,624,615,010,0
Maiduguri (agglomeration?)BO618,3
MakurdiBE120,1151,598,486,862,654,0
MalumfashiKT42,4
Mbaa-Yemi21,5
MinnaNI133,6120,2109,396,569,660,0
Minna (agglomeration?)NI189,2
Miya22,6
ModakekeOS59,9
MubiAD128,951,228,1
Mushin324,9294,1266,1241,0234,5197,0176,4169,3146,032,1agglomeration of Lagos
Nafada22,2
Nembe25,0
Ngemgew28,5
Ngurtuwa33,1
NguruYO61,578,869,543,223,1
Nka20,3
NkporAN64,7
Nkwerre21,2
NnewiAN121,128,8
NsukkaEN69,247,826,2
NumanAD44,3
ObosiAN85,3
Ode-Ekiti48,926,8
Ode-Omu22,3
OffaKW192,374,3157,5142,0138,8117,0100,286,420,7
OgaminanKO55,1
OgbomoshoOY711,9660,6433,0582,9527,0514,4432,0386,7371,0319,9139,581,764,786,785,0366
OhafiaAB40,8
OkaONOka-Akoko139,6126,4114,4104,0100,972,862,844,328,5
Oka-Akoko> see:Oka
Okeha34,3
Oke-MesiOkemesi55,030,2
OkeneKO312,832,6
OkigwiIM64,3
OkitipupaON42,1
Okokwa23,3
OkpoghoAN105,1
OkrikaRI81,624,1
Okuku23,7
Okwe52,628,8
OluponaOlupana65,736,1
Omoko20,3
Omua22,8
OndoON165,4146,1135,3123,0119,5101,086,274,336,2
Onicha20,2
OnitshaAN362,7350,3298,2269,0262,1220,0197,1189,1163,076,958,118,116,5
Opobo64,635,5
OronAK52,462,354,934,2
OshogboOS465,0441,6251,0380,8345,0336,0282,0252,6242,3209,0122,759,428,249,651,051,0
Otan-Aiyegbaju24,1
OtukpaBE83,2
Otun-Ekiti22,4
OwerriIM119,737,052,726,0
OwoON178,9157,2146,6133,0109,093,389,730,7
Oyan50,927,9
OyoOY250,1226,3204,7185,0180,7152,0135,8130,3112,372,179,363,248,740,0
Oyo (agglomeration?)OY369,9
Ozoro20,7
OzubuluAN46,120,0
Pindiga64,135,2
Port HarcourtRI399,7361,8327,3296,0288,9242,0217,0208,2179,671,615,201912
Port Harcourt (agglomeration?)RI703,4
Potiskum56,531,0
Sabon Birni22,4
Sango OttaOG103,3
SapeleDE135,8109,6111,2101,098,170,761,033,6
ShagamuOG114,3127,593,682,651,430,1
ShakiOY169,789,6139,0126,0122,7103,088,576,323,0
Shomolu144,1137,1120,7107,064,7agglomeration of Lagos
SokotoSO199,9180,9163,7148,0118,0104,289,852,047,620,410,08,0
Sokoto (agglomeration?)SO329,6
SulejaNI105,1
UgaAN40,0
UgepCR100,081,944,9
Ugep (agglomeration?)CR134,8
UghelliDE54,2
Ugondo25,2
Uli21,7
Umo Ozi35,8
UmuahiaAB52,628,8
Umuahia (agglomeration?)AB147,2
Umuaka24,9
Umusau25,7
Unguwar Lalle20,8
UromiED73,622,3
UyoAK58,460,553,433,211,0
WarriDE122,9111,3100,788,864,155,319,5
Warri (agglomeration?)DE363,4
WukariTA53,1
Wurno23,945,030,020,0
Yerwa Maiduguri> see:Maiduguri
YolaADJola54,820,015,020,010,0
ZariaKD369,8351,8302,8274,0267,3224,0200,9192,7166,254,028,120,0
Zaria (agglomeration?)KD612,3

Particulars:
Source MW: "By permission. From Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Third Edition cop. 1997 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated."
Source "TB" at 1991 means the data delivered to me by courtesy of Olav Hegbom from the site of Thomas Brinkhoff, at www.citypopulation.de/Country.html?E,Nigeria
Census results in this country are in most cases unreliable.
Last revision and update on 2001.06.14 by Jan Lahmeyer

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