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Nigeria Elevation Map

Nigeria has a diverse topography consisting of plains, plateaus, and hills.


The country is situated in the African continent, and its land is primarily covered by savannah vegetation.


Some parts of the country experience extreme weather conditions like flooding and droughts due to the elevation and location of the terrain.

Nigerian topography plays a crucial role in the country's diverse agriculture, economies, and social structures.

Highest point

Chappal Waddi is the highest point in Nigeria standing at an elevation of 2,419 meters (7,936 ft).

Lowest point

The coastline of Nigeria, which borders the Atlantic Ocean, marks the country's lowest point, which lies at sea level.

Similar landscape

Nigeria’s topography is quite similar to other West African countries like Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Nigeria and their elevation above sea level.