in Western Africa

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Currency and Currency Code:
Naira - NGN
Spoken languages:
English, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulah
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: D, G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
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Map of Nigerian Unesco Heritage Sites

Click any of the markers above to learn more about the corresponding heritage site and learn more about Nigeria in Africa. The list below is ordered by name. The oldest site is Sukur Cultural Landscape. On the list since 1999. The youngest site is Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove. On the list since 2005.

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Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
The dense forest of the Osun Sacred Grove, on the outskirts of the city of Osogbo, is one of the last remnants of primary high forest in southern Nigeria. Regarded as the abode of the goddess of ferti...
Sukur Cultural Landscape
The Sukur Cultural Landscape, with the Palace of the Hidi (Chief) on a hill dominating the villages below, the terraced fields and their sacred symbols, and the extensive remains of a former flourishi...