Niger Domain Extension: .ne
The Republic of Niger is a country in west Africa that bears the name of the Niger River and has no coastline. Niger's neighbors are Algeria and Libya in the north, Chad in the east, Nigeria and Benin in the south, and Burkina Faso and Mali in the west. Its surface area is 1,186,408 km2. The Capital is Niamey.
Its population is over seventeen million. It is considered a developing country and is one of the least developed countries in the world.
Its economy is concentrated around agriculture, livestock and raw materials. It has uranium, petroleum, phosphate, coal and zinc deposits, but it is operated by foreigners. Niger has a large desert area of about 80%. Most people live in rural areas with almost no access to education.
The official language of Niger; French.
Niger Area Code: +227
Niger Currency: West African CFA Franc