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Niger FlagMajor cities : Niamey (Capital), Zinder, Maradi, Tanout and Aguie.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Population, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Weather and Climate.

Niger Subdivision

List of administrative levels in that compounds Niger.


Niger Information

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ISO 3166-1NE - NER - 562
NATO country codeNG - NER
FIPS 10-4 codeNG
ContinentAfrica / West Africa
Niger CapitalNiamey
Official languageFrench
Name of the inhabitantsNigerien
Niger National Day18 December
Niger Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Niger 18 %
Niger Calling code+227
Niger Country domain code .ne
Niger Vehicle registration plateRN
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +1:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Economic Community of West African States
African Union
West African Economic and Monetary Union
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa
Group of 77
Niger National anthemLa Nigérienne

Niger Head of state

Prime ministerOuhoumoudou Mahamadou (2021)
President of the RepublicMohamed Bazoum (2021)

Niger Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Niger.

  1. Islam 80 %
  2. Other 20 %

Niger Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Niger (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area1,267,000 km² (489,191 sq mi)
Population19,339,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 15.3 /km² (39.5 /sq mi)
Length of coastlineLandlocked country
Life expectancy61.8 Year (2015), ♀ : 62.8 Year, ♂ : 60.9 Year
Average years of schooling 1.7 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.354 (2018)
Gross domestic product9 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 5.2 %
477 US$ per capita
Inflation3.0 % (2018) Chart

Niger Chart

Graphs and data of Niger. Choose graph below to display it:

Population, Gross domestic product, Inflation

Niger Covid-19

Incident rate25.96
Case fatality ratio3.72436 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Niger Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Petroleum
  2. Coal
  3. Salt
  4. Uranium
  5. Gold
  6. Tin
  7. Molybdenum
  8. Gypsum
  9. Iron
  10. Phosphate

Niger Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Sheep
  2. Cattle
  3. Cotton
  4. Cassava (manioc)
  5. Peanuts
  6. Poultry
  7. Rice
  8. Goats
  9. Sorghum
  10. Millet
  11. Camels
  12. Horses
  13. Cowpeas
  14. Donkeys

Niger Border

Niger's border with 7 other countries. The list of Border countries of Niger below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Nigeria Nigeria 1,497 km
  2. Chad Chad 1,175 km
  3. Algeria Algeria 956 km
  4. Mali Mali 821 km
  5. Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 628 km
  6. Libya Libya 354 km
  7. Benin Benin 266 km

Niger Map

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Niger Climate

  1. Semi-arid climate 78 %
  2. Arid 22 %

Niger Weather (Niamey)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Niger for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Niamey).

Niger Electricity

Electrical standard in Niger (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage220 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : A Power plug : B Power plug : C Power plug : D Power plug : E Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : A Power socket : B Power socket : C Power socket : D Power socket : E Power socket : F

Niger Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Niger classified by annual passenger transit.

Diori Hamani International AirportMano Dayak International Airport
Maradi AirportTahoua Airport

Niger Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Niger and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 12Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0112
TotalParticipation : 12Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0112
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