Niger Economy and History
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Niger Economy and History

(République du Niger). State of north-central Africa (1,267,000 km²). Capital: Niamey. Administrative division: departments (8). Population: 14,296,816 (2008 estimate). Language: French (official), djerma, hausa, local languages, kanuri, poular, tamachek. Religion: Sunni Muslims 88.7%, animists / traditional beliefs 11%, others 0.3%. Monetary unit: CFA franc (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.370 (174th place). Borders: Algeria and […]