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Abuja

About Abuja

778,567 in city
275 km² (106 mi²)
0 m
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria, and is located in the center of Nigeria in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Abuja is a planned city, and was built mainly in the 1980s. It officially became Nigeria's capital on 12 December 1991, replacing Lagos, the previous capital.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
26 All Buildings
20
existing
3
under construction
2
planned
1
unbuilt

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 World Trade Center Abuja, Tower 2 394 ft 2016
2 World Trade Center Abuja, Tower 1 361 ft 2019
3 NNPC Tower 4 246 ft 1996
4 NNPC Tower 3 246 ft 1996
5 NNPC Tower 2 246 ft 1996

Building types

No. Type
20 high-rise building
4 skyscraper
1 stadium
1 low-rise building