Facts and stats about Niger

16.9 million

Population. Ranked 63th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 174th in 2012.


Algeria 956 km, Benin 266 km, Burkina Faso 628 km, Chad 1,175 km, Libya 354 km, Mali 821 km, Nigeria 1,497 km
Largest city Niamey - 398,265
Capital city Niamey - 398,265
Major language French (official), Arabic, Hausa, Songhai
Major religion Islam, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit Communaute Financiere Africaine franc ; note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Alternative names Republic of Niger, Niger, Republique du Niger
Groups Former French colonies, Hot countries, Landlocked countries, Least Developed Countries, Muslim countries, Sparsely populated countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Interesting observations about Niger


It will get better. God has a plan for them.

Posted on 02 May 2009

Chris owen John

Chris owen John