Nigerian people in Italy

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Nigerian people in Italy
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Total population
71.158 (ISTAT: 2014)
Regions with significant populations
Flag of Veneto.svg Veneto · Flag of Emilia-Romagna.svg Emilia-Romagna · Flag of Lombardy.svg Lombardy
English · Italian · Niger–Congo languages
Protestantism · Catholic Church · Sunni Islam

The presence of Nigerians in Italy dates back to the 1980s.


In 2014 in Italy there are 71,158 regular immigrants from Nigeria. In 2006 there were 37,733. The three cities with most number of Nigerians are: Turin, Rome and Padua.[1]

Notable Nigerians in Italy

See also



  1. ^ "Comuni Italiani". Comuni (in Italian). 11 January 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
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