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Niger Wildlife and Economy

Niger Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants Nature in Niger Niger is largely located in the desert, in the Sahara. The south lies in the still very dry Sahel zone. In such a barren landscape, the flora and fauna are correspondingly barren and not very rich in species. But there are areas in Niger where things look different, for example in the Aïr Mountains or in the fertile south-west. Which animals live in Niger? The animal inhabitants of Niger are the desert fox fennec,…

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Niger Guide

Niger Guide

Niger – country information Country name Niger Official name Niger Republic Capital Niamey continent Africa Area 1,267,000 km Population 17 129 076 (2012) The highest mountains Mount Greboun 2012 m Longest rivers Niger 4160 km (in the country 550 km) State system a pluralist republic with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Niamey (capital) 520,000 (conurbation 850,000), Zinder 160,000, Maradi 150,000 Official language French Ethnicity/National Composition Hausa 54.1%, Songhai/Zerm/Dendi 21.7%, Fulba 10.1%, Tuareg 8.4%, Kanuri 4.2%, Ted 0.2%, others 1.3%…

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