NIGER


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Coat of Arms

Territory
1,267,000 km2 (21st)

Capital
Niamey

Language
Arabic-Buduma-Fulfulde-Hausa-Kanuri +5

Motto
'Fraternity, Work, Progress'

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Niger Flag

Niger or the Niger, formally the Republic of the Niger, is a landlocked nation in West Africa named after the Niger River. Niger is flanked by Libya toward the upper east, Chad toward the east, Nigeria toward the south, Benin toward the southwest, Burkina Faso and Mali toward the west, and Algeria toward the northwest. Niger covers a land zone of right around 1,270,000 km2 (490,000 sq mi), making it the biggest nation in West Africa. Over 80% of its property region lies in the Sahara Desert. The nation's dominatingly Islamic populace of around 21 million live for the most part in bunches in the far south and west of the nation. The capital city is Niamey, situated in Niger's southwest corner. The economy is focused around subsistence, with some fare horticulture in the more prolific south, and fare of crude materials, particularly uranium mineral. Niger faces genuine difficulties to advancement because of its landlocked position, desert landscape, wasteful horticulture, high fruitfulness rates without contraception, and the subsequent overpopulation.


Coat of Arms


Niger Coat of Arms

Territory


Niger Map

1,267,000 km2 (21st)


Capital


Niger Capital

Niamey

Niamey is the capital and biggest city of the West African nation Niger. Niamey lies on the Niger River, principally arranged on the east bank. It is a regulatory, social and financial focus. Niamey's populace was considered 978,029 as of the 2012 registration. The city is situated in a pearl millet developing area, while fabricating ventures incorporate blocks, earthenware merchandise, bond and weaving. Covering a territory of more than 250 km2 (97 sq mi), the metropolitan region sits on two plateaux achieving 218 m (715 ft) in height, separated by the Niger River. At Niamey, the stream, running practically straight SSE from Gao, makes a progression of wide twists. The city was established on the east ("left bank") of the stream as it wanders from a west to east stream to run legitimately south. A progression of boggy islands start at Niamey and broaden south in the waterway.


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Niger Languague

Arabic-Buduma-Fulfulde-Hausa-Kanuri +5



Motto


Niger Motto

'Fraternity, Work, Progress'



Demonym(s)

Nigerien

Population

20,672,987
(2016 estimate)

Currency

West African CFA franc (XOF)

Time Zone

UTC+1 (WAT)

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