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Geography Statistics of Niger

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
  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked (0 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 489,073 sq miles (1,266,700 sq km)
    (water) 116 sq miles (300 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 489,189 sq miles (1,267,000 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 8 regions in Niger and 1 capital district*. They are Agadez, Diffa, Dosso, Maradi, Niamey*, Tahoua, Tillaberi, and Zinder.
  • Horizontal Width: 707.12 miles (1,137.99 km) from Niamey east to Diffa
  • Vertical Length: 556.75 miles (896 km) from Madama south to Diffa

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (7) Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Nigeria
  • Geographic Center: About 238.59 miles (383.97 km) east of Agadaz
  • Highest Point: Mont Idoukal-n-Taghes 6,633 ft (2,022 m)
  • Lowest Point: Niger River 656 ft (200 m)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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