Country size comparison
Nigeria is about 2.3 times bigger than California.
California is approximately 403,882 sq km, while Nigeria is approximately 923,768 sq km, making Nigeria 129% larger than California. Meanwhile, the population of California is ~37.3 million people (187.8 million more people live in Nigeria).
This to-scale comparison of California vs. Nigeria uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.