Niamey is one of the most populated cities in Niger, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 13.27N latitude / 02.06E longitude. For routing in Niamey, please check the free driving directions Niamey service below.
When you visit Niger, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, and the officially used currency is West African CFA franc (XOF).
Niamey, the capital city, has numerous population; 748 600 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Niamey counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Niger, bears 22 311 375 sum citizens spreading on its 489 191,23 sq mi / 1 267 000 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Niger is Unitary semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Fraternité, travail, Progrés (Fraternity, Work, Progress), while salute for the national anthem called: La Nigérienne.
Google maps Niamey, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Niger and the neighboring countries like Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Nigeria.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Niger Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Niger
Niger, in West Africa’s Sahara region, is four-fifths the size of Alaska. It is surrounded by Mali, Algeria, Libya, Chad, Nigeria, Benin, and Burkina Faso. The Niger River in the southwest flows through the country’s only fertile area. Elsewhere the land is semiarid. Niger shares borders with seven neighboring countries. In order of shared border length, these are Nigeria (1,608 km), Chad (1,196 km), Algeria (951 km), Mali (838 km), Burkina Faso (622 km), Libya (342 km), and Benin (277 km).