Niger factfile:




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CAPITAL CITY:

Niamey

TOTAL AREA:

1.267 million sq km

POPULATION:

16,468,886 people

LANGUAGES:

french, djarma, hausa

RELIGIONS:

80% muslim 20% other

GOVERNMENT TYPE:

republic

GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATES:

16 00 N, 8 00 E

CLIMATE:

desert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south

MAP REFERENCES:

Africa




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