Nigeria, an African country on the Gulf of Guinea is generally described as the giant of Africa. With a population of over 200 million people, the country is blessed with an abundance of natural and mineral resources. Within the country, you will identify many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park have waterfalls, dense rainforest savanna and rare primate habitats. One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja that’s pictured on the national currency.