Nigeria project

Nigeria project - The Report: I. Introduction (3-5 pages)...

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The Report: I. Introduction (3-5 pages) A. Physical characteristics of the country and its population : - Location, size, geographical and physical characteristics of the country . Note: Don’t just tell me the country is 44,000 square miles; tell me that it is roughly the size of Maryland. Don’t just tell me it is rich in natural resources; tell me it is the rich in copper, silver, zinc and is the world’s second largest bauxite producer. Nigeria is located in the western region of Africa. IT is bordered by the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon on the east and Niger in the north. Formerly known as Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria is the 32 nd largest country. It span’s out to about 923,768 sq km. This is approximately twice the size of California and three times the size of the United Kingdom. Nigeria has several natural resources such as oil, natural gas, petroleum, tin, iron ore, coal, limestone, niobium, lead, zinc, and arable land. Oil and natural gas account for roughly 37 percent of the country’s GDP as of 2006. Nigeria is the world’s largest producers of cowpea, yam and cassava.
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-Describe the standard of living. Is poverty widespread? What percentage of the
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course FIN 4604 taught by Professor Samiquemarch during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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Nigeria project - The Report: I. Introduction (3-5 pages)...

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