Category: Niger

The Republic of Niger is mostly located in the Sahara, with no access to the sea. The Niger River, which gives the country its name, passes through a stretch of about 300 km to the south, cutting through the capital Niamey. There are 18.6 million residents (2016), 80% Muslim. French is the official language. In the Middle Ages, there were kingdoms of the Hausa people in the current territory of Niger. French colonization took place at the end of the 19th century. Independence was achieved in 1960.

Flag of Niger

Niger Flag and Meaning

Flag of Niger Niger Flag Meaning The colors of Niger’s tricolors symbolize its orange parts in the...

Niger Country Population

Niger Population

Niger is one of the hottest and driest countries in the world. Strong population growth, a lack...

Niger Country Flag

Niger Facts

Niger, State of West Africa; 1.3 million km2, 22.4 million residents (2019).Niger lacks coast and borders west...

Embassies of Niger

Embassies of Niger

List of all Niger embassies and consulates in foreign countries or regions, including the city where it...

Airports in Niger

Niger Airports

As of 2019, there are 7 airports throughout the country of Niger according to IATA and ICAO....