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Map of Niger

Map of Niger

Bordering Countries: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Nigeria
Demonym: Nigerien
Motto: "Fraternity, Work, Progress"
Population: 17,466,172 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 3.28% (2014)
Government: semi-presidential republic
Capital City: Niamey
Capital Coordinates: 13°32′N 2°05′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+1
Currency: CFA Franc
Currency Code: XOF
GDP: $6.3 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $417 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 6.20% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 1.90% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $1.3 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: NE
Internet Country Code: .ne
Number of Internet Users: 115900 (2009)
Electrical Generation Capacity: 134000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1960 from France
Area: 1,267,000 square km (1,266,700 km land) (300 km water)
Lowest Point: Niger River (200 m)
Highest Point: Idoukal-n-Taghes (2,022 m)
Life Expectancy: 54.74 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 6.89 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 86.27 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.50% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 2.40% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.295 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.5 (2011)
Literacy: 28.70 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 1

Number of coins in catalogue: 0

Number of stamps in catalogue: 45

Location of Niger in Africa

Regional Map for Niger

Major Cities

Agadez (Population 88569)
Arlit (Population 69435)
Dosso (Population 43561)
Gaya (Population 28385)
Maradi (Population 174485)
Niamey [Capital] (Population 1302910)
Tahoua (Population 99000)
Zinder (Population 170574)

Languages

Efik
Hausa
Mambila
Tuareg

Rivers

Niger River

Lakes

Lake Chad

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