Local services in Abuja
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria located in the centre of the country within the Federal Capital Territory.
Strategically located at the crossroads of Nigeria's ethnic and religious groups, Abuja is home to the country's Presidential Branch, National Assembly and Supreme Court. The impressive Aso Rock rises majestically over the city's central government district. The diverse architecture of the city is reflected in notable sites like the National Mosque, the National Christian Centre and the National Stadium. Daily markets throughout the city offer everything from pottery to local fruits and breads.
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is the main airport serving Abuja and the surrounding capital region. It was named after Nigeria's first president, Nnamdi Azikiwe. The airport has international and domestic terminals.
Abuja is served by the Nigerian Postal Service which maintains postal codes, street names and zones. Abuja is on the route of the planned Abuja–Kano Standard Gauge Railway, which has been completed between Abuja and Kaduna.
Trains for Kaduna depart from the Idu Railway Station in Abuja. There is a car park at the train station for passengers traveling to the city centre. Abuja light rail system serves city's centre, Idu industrial neighborhood and airport, opened in 2018 and became the first rapid transit in country and in Western Africa.