The official language is Arabic, Buduma, Fulfulde, Gourmanchéma and Hausa. and the West African CFA franc is the currency of the Niger. The domain is .ne and the country code is +227.
National day is celebrated on 18 Dec 1958. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Niger is no exception.
In Niger, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Nigerien people. Biere Niger is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Niger. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Nigerien symbol.
The country was founded by Hamani Diori. The current president of Niger is Mohamed Bazoum and Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou is the Prime Minister.
In Niger the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, D, E, F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
The Nigerien national anthem was written by Maurice Albert Thiriet and composed by Robert Jacquet and Nicolas Abel François Frionnet.
|Official name(s)||The Republic of Niger|
|Alternative name(s)||Republic of the Niger (official, English)|
|Regional location||Western Africa, southeast of Algeria|
|Country name etymology||Named after the Niger River, from a native term Ni Gir or "River Gir" or from Tuareg n'eghirren ("flowing water")|
|Climate||Desert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south|
|Terrain||Predominately desert plains and sand dunes; flat to rolling plains in south; hills in north|
|National Day||18 Dec 1958|
|Language(s)||Arabic, Buduma, Fulfulde, Gourmanchéma and Hausa.|
|Currency||West African CFA franc|
|Ethnicity||Gurma, Zarma, Kanuri, Toubou, Maouri, Kurtey, Wogo and Diffa Arabs|
|Head of government||Prime Minister|
|Driving side||Drive on the Right-hand side|
|Total area||1,267,000 km2 (489,000 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||474 m (1,555 ft)|
|Coastline||0 Km (landlocked)|
|Mains electricity||220 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Niger is Dama gazelle
The National flower of Niger is Costus Spectabilis. Botanical name is Costus.
The National bird of Niger is Black-crowned crane
Only a mother would carry the child that bites. One who has been bitten by a snake lives in fear of worms. One pebble doesn’t make a floor. One goat cannot carry another goat’s tail. One cry of “Thief!” and the whole marketplace is on the lookout.