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Figure 1: Nigeria (area = 924,000 km2, population = 206.6 million, and number of psychiatrists ≤ 500) is a country in West Africa bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. It is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. Lagos is the most populous city in the country and the African continent, as well as one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world. Osun State is located about 200 km in northeastern direction of Lagos (photo courtesy: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., copyrights 2002; used with permission, reprinting of the map is permitted)

Figure 1: Nigeria (area = 924,000 km<sup>2</sup>, population = 206.6 million, and number of psychiatrists ≤ 500) is a country in West Africa bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. It is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. Lagos is the most populous city in the country and the African continent, as well as one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world. Osun State is located about 200 km in northeastern direction of Lagos (photo courtesy: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., copyrights 2002; used with permission, reprinting of the map is permitted)