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A bridge in Lagos
A street in Lagos

Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria and in West Africa, with more than 10 million inhabitants. There are about 12.5 million to 18 million people living in Lagos which makes it one of the biggest cities in Africa. This includes the greater Lagos area and other smaller cities like Surulere, Agege, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Ajegunle, Oshodi, Maryland.

Lagos was the capital of Nigeria until 1992, when the capital was moved to Abuja. Lagos still acts as the commercial capital of Nigeria and a gateway to West Africa.