Google Street View Is Now Available In Nigeria
These days, when we want to go to a new place , we google everything we can about that place. Even check twitter or Instagram to know; Is there parking? Are their staff rude? What does the place and/or their food taste or look like? Everything short of being able to see the place before we get there.
Google Street View allows people explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders, and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants, and small businesses from the comfort of their homes. Basically, allowing you experience places before visiting them.
On September 1, 2009, Google started started collecting images in Africa spanning South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Senegal and Uganda. Now, the Nigerian coverage, which was scheduled for 2017, has started. Google announced this today at the ongoing Google for Nigeria event, which has Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, in attendance.
— Google in Africa (@googleafrica) July 27, 2017
The coverage starts with Lagos: there’s now over 10km of footage of Lagos available on Google Street View via Maps; the expansion to other states will happen soon.