The Niger became an independent state in 1960, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of The Niger is 17,078,839 (2012) and the nation has a density of 13 people per square kilometer.
The currency of The Niger is the CFA Franc BCEAO (XOF). As well, the people of The Niger are refered to as Nigerien.
The dialing code for the country is 227 and the top level internet domain for Nigerien sites is .ne.
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|Density||13.5 / km2 ( 34.9 / mi2 )|
|Currency||CFA Franc BCEAO|
|GDP||8,168,695,870 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||478 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||1,267,000 km2 (489,191 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Nigeria, Libya, Chad, Mali, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Benin|
What is the capital of The Niger?
Niamey is the capital city of Niger. It has a population of 774,235, and is located on a latitue of 13.51 and longitude of 2.11.
Niamey is also the political center of Niger, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Niamey, the Capital Of The Niger
|Elevation||206 meters over sea level|
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