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Physical Map of Niger with state boundaries. It shows the physical features of Niger with relief, major mountain peaks, rivers, lakes, major cities, etc. sahara desert libya algeria mali chad cameroon nigeria benin togo burkina faso worldatlas.com worldatlas.com large niger map sahel
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Niger's Quick Facts

Land Area 1,266,700 km2
Water Area 300 km2
Total Area 1,267,000 km2
Population 18,638,600
Population Density 14.71 / km2
Government Type Semi-Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $20.15 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,100
Currency Franc (XOF)
Largest Cities
  • Niamey (1,291,848)
  • Zinder (489,178)
Niger Flag:
Flag of Niger

The national flag of Niger was officially adopted on November 23, 1959.

The centered orange circle is symbolic of the sun. The orange stripe represents the savannah grasslands, white the Niger River, and green represents the country's rainforests.

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Flag of Niger

Niger's coat of arms features a four-part flag draped in the national colors behind a white shield. The four golden symbols on the shield are a sun, crossed Tuareg swords, pearl millet heads, and the head of a zebu. A ribbon displaying the name of the country in French rests below.

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