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Transit between the Ténéré desert into Aïr Mountains near Arakao.
Image: Jacques Taberlet

About Niger

Niger Coat of ArmsSatellite view is showing Niger a landlocked country in West Africa on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. The country is bordered by Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, and Nigeria.

Erg of Bilma
Erg of Bilma, a Dune Sea in the Ténéré desert region of Niger in the south central Sahara.
Image: Holger Reineccius
With an area of 1,267,000 km², Niger is two and a half times larger than Spain, or slightly less than twice the size of the U.S. state of Texas. 80 percent of the area of West Africa's largest country is covered by the Sahara, the 'Great Desert' of North Africa.

The country is mostly flat with the exception of the Aïr Mountains north east of Agadez, there is Niger's highest point at Mont Idoukal-n-Taghès with 2,022 m (6,634 ft).

Niger has a population of 17,5 million people (est. 2015), it is the country with the world's highest total fertility rate.

Largest city and the nation's capital is Niamey, located in the south western corner of the country, other urban centers are Agadez, Maradi, Tahoua, and Zinder. Spoken languages are French (official), Hausa, Tuareg, and a variety of West and North African languages.

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Local Time Niger:
Saturday-September-23  21:12  
Time zone: West Africa Time (WAT) :: UTC/GMT +1 hours
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