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Complete details about Niger in Africa with capital city Niamey

Country NameNiger (Niger)
Country CodeNER
Capital CityNiamey
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
Surface Area1267000.0
Life Expectancy41.3 years
GNP1706.0 (old 1580.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Ful     (9.7%)
Hausa     (53.1%)
Kanuri     (4.4%)
Songhai-zerma     (21.2%)
Tamashek     (10.4%)

Major Cities

Niamey, Niamey     (population 420000)
Zinder, Zinder     (population 120892)
Maradi, Maradi     (population 112965)

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From @LuigiVignali on Mon Feb 27 08:53:38 EST 2017 RT @UNHCRNiger A glimpse of remarkable #solidarity shown by local population of #Diffa towards @refugees in Niger
From @ademolass on Mon Feb 27 08:53:29 EST 2017 RT @EdoDigiComms: Gov. Obaseki has toured round communities located along the River Niger belt in Edo to ascertain the land available for R?
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From @counterpartint on Mon Feb 27 08:52:15 EST 2017 #MondayMorning - stories on #Afghanistan, #Niger, and #InternationalWomensDay developing.
From @kikyluv on Mon Feb 27 08:50:53 EST 2017 RT @UNICEF: Goodwill Ambassador #OrlandoBloom met #ChildrenUprooted by Boko Haram violence on his recent trip to #Niger
From @VincentFoucher on Mon Feb 27 08:50:40 EST 2017 RT @CrisisGroup: #BokoHaram resilience means #Niger needs to go beyond military counter-insurgency and clampdowns on trade.
From @VincentFoucher on Mon Feb 27 08:50:34 EST 2017 RT @CrisisGroup: Battle against #BokoHaram has wrecked southeast #Niger economy and raised communal tensions on #LakeChad.
From @VincentFoucher on Mon Feb 27 08:50:23 EST 2017 RT @jhjezequel: #Niger?s efforts to oust #BokoHaram must demobilise militants, take care of victims & end local political tensions https://?
From @maralpoutine on Mon Feb 27 08:50:17 EST 2017 RT @Christianophobi: Niger : aucune nouvelle du missionnaire protestant enlevé voici 4 mois et demi
From @VincentFoucher on Mon Feb 27 08:50:13 EST 2017 RT @jhjezequel: On Lake Chad's islands Solving #Niger?s #BokoHaram conflict needs fair access to natural resources more than ?countering vi?
From @maggie_1health on Mon Feb 27 08:50:05 EST 2017 RT @OCHAROWCA: 17M people across #Cameroon, #Chad, #Niger & #Nigeria are trapped in one of the world?s most devastating humanitarian crises?
From @EdoDigiComms on Mon Feb 27 08:49:40 EST 2017 Speaking to newsmen, Obaseki said that his admin was partnering investors to boost Rice production in the producing?
From @unkyoka on Mon Feb 27 08:49:05 EST 2017 RT @VincentFoucher: @Crisisgroup's latest... #BokoHaram in #Niger @Pol_Sec_Analyst @REUTERSFARGE @dionnesearcey @bi?