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The concept of religion varies widely across different cultures and individuals. Some view religion as a
source of meaning and guidance in life, while others may see it as a way to seek supernatural protection
or avoid punishment after death. Regardless, religion often plays a significant role in shaping personal
and societal values and practices. This work explores Religion and Geography: Location, Size,
Neighbours and boundaries of Nigeria and relays the synergy between religion and geography as one area
cannot do without the other, because geography is basically the study of the environment and how people
live in it while religion occupies itself with the study of human beliefs and practices living in that same
society. The methodology adopted in this work is purely descriptive approach. The findings show that
religion and geography are interwoven in the sense that religion is anthropomorphic and deals with human
beings and their belief system whereas geography is the scientific study of the earth’s surface, analyzing
them, describing them and explaining them all with a view to seeing how mankind can live a richer, better
and safer life. The invisible supernatural beings in the study of religion are made manifest through the
study of geography in the mundane physic-visible world. The work recommends that no one aspect should be neglected but rather geography is a platform upon which religious beliefs and practices find expression
in humans and man is at the centre of the study of religion. The research work concludes that both the
study of religion and geography should be integrated properly in human development in this country


Religion, Culture, Geography, Location, Size and boundaries of Nigeria

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Rowland Olumati (Ph.D), & Dr. Kenoye Ophagharanan Igoniko Uwom. (2023). Religion and Geography: Location, Size, Neighbours and Boundaries of Nigeria. Central Asian Journal of Literature, Philosophy and Culture, 4(9), 58-68. Retrieved from


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