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Niger's Information

Flag of Niger
Land Area 1,266,700 km2
Water Area 300 km2
Total Area 1,267,000km2 (#21)
Population 18,638,600 (#60)
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
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.

Larger Niger flag

Niger Coat of Arms:
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.

This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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