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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is a federal territory in central Nigeria. The capital is Abuja, which is also the national capital.

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Federal Capital Territory
Federal territory
Flag of Federal Capital Territory
Flag
Nickname(s): 
Centre of Unity
Location of Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria
Location of Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria
Country  Nigeria
Date created 3 February 1976
Area
 • Total 7,315 km2 (2,824 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 Census)
 • Total 1,406,239
 • Estimate 
(2011 estimate)
2,238,800
 • Density 192.240/km2 (497.90/sq mi)
GDP
Time zone UTC+01 (WAT)
ISO 3166 code NG-FC
HDI (2018) 0.640
medium · 8th of 37
Website fct.gov.ng
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