Nigeria is a country with six (6) geopolitical zones created during the regime of President Ibrahim Babaginda. Below is the list of geopolitical zones with their states.
- North Central: it is also called middles belt and consist of 6 states which includes Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, Niger, Plateau,and FCT (Federal Capital Territory Abuja and environ) inclusive.
- North East: it consist of 6 states which includes Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba, and Yobe state.
- North West : it consist of 7 states which includes Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara state.
- South East: it consist of 5 states which includes Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo state.
- South South: it consist of 6 states which includes Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross-River, Delta, Edo and Rivers state.
- South West : it consist of 6 states which includes Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo state.
The map below shows the six geopolitical zone in nigeria as listed above.
List and map of Geopolitical Zones with their states in Nigeria