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Farmers in Niger
Farmers in Niger

Farmers

Mercy Corps provided weekly training to help farmers improve their techniques so they can grow bigger, healthier vegetables.
Photo by Mercy Corps

NIGER

Africa

NIGER

Africa

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Key facts

Capital: Niamey

Location: Western Africa, southeast of Algeria

Government: Republic of Niger

Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)

Area: 1.267 million sq km

Population: 23,605,767 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: French (official), Hausa, Djerma

Religion: Muslim 99.3%, Christian 0.3%, animist 0.2%, none 0.1% (2012 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+1

Tel Code: +227

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