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Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked sub-Saharan country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. It borders Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east.
Landlocked; one of the hottest countries in the world; northern four-fifths is desert, southern one-fifth is savanna, suitable for livestock and limited agriculture.
Desert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south.
Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
Niamey, Zinder, Maradi, Agadez
Places to Visit
Niamey, Agadez, Zinder, Maradi, Arlit, Tahoua
Agades, Arlit, Birni Nkoni, Maradi, Niamey, Tahoua, Zinder
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