Capital and largest city and economic center of Nigeria; a port located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; Also called: capital of Nigeria, Nigerian capital.
Chief port and former capital of Nigeria, located at the western end of an island in a lagoon and linked by bridges with the mainland via Iddo Island; Industries include chemicals, metal products, and fish. One of the most important slaving ports, Lagos was bombarded and occupied by the British 1851, becoming the colony of Lagos 1862. Abuja was designated the new capital 1982 (officially recognized as such 1992).
Glavni i najveći grad Nigerije.