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Overview of Niger


Officially name: Republic of Niger

Capital: Niamey

Largest city: Niamey

Official language: French

Government: Semi-presidential republic


Niger is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. It borders Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east.


Total 1,267,000 km2 (22nd)
Water (%) 0.02


2010 estimate 15,306,252 (63rd)
Density 12.1/km2
31.2/sq mi

Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)

Time zone

Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+1)

Drives on the right

Internet TLD: .ne

Calling code: 227