Nigerian people in Italy

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

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

NumbersEdit

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] But many Nigerians also reside on the island of Sicily.[2]

Nigerians in ItalyEdit

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ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Comuni Italiani". Comuni (in Italian). 11 January 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014.
  2. ^ Horowitz, Jason (22 May 2019). "Palermo Is Again a Migrant City, Shaped Now by Bangladeshis and Nigerians". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 25 April 2021.