List of cities in Nigeria by population

List of cities in Nigeria by population. There are 137 cities in Nigeria, of which Ibadan is the largest in terms of population - 5 175 290. The total number of people in Nigeria is 206 463 745 for 2021.

List of cities in Nigeria

# Name, city Population
1Ibadan5 175 290
2Kano3 848 899
3Lagos13 123 073
4Benin City2 406 750
5Port Harcourt2 100 809
6Kaduna2 061 265
7ABA1 597 321
8Abuja1 352 706
9Maiduguri1 126 254
10Ilorin1 084 697
11Warri933 784
12Onitsha910 832
13Akure847 999
14Abeokuta801 306
15Enugu715 811
16Oshogbo678 292
17Zaria667 471
18IFE635 259
19Joes622 844
20Ondo498 123
21Gboko485 817
22Owerri474 832
23Jalingo439 059
24Asaba407 198
25Ijebu-Ode403 910
26Oyo383 780
27ADO-Ekiti378 566
28Ilesha374 643
29Sokoto360 581
30Mine322 188
31Uyo320 021
32Calabar318 404
33Bauchi294 489
34Jimeta270 934
35Ogbomosho269 376
36Ilobu264 415
37Abakaliki242 862
38Sapele218 409
39Katsina213 624
40Gombe197 429
The site chislennost.com uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.

FAQ

⚡ How many cities in Nigeria?

In total, Nigeria has 40 cities with a total population of 206 463 745 people for 2021.

⚡ What is the largest city in Nigeria by population?

The largest population in Ibadan is 5 175 290.