|Full name:||Republic of Niger|
|Capital of Niger:||Niamey|
|Population:||17.83 million (2013)|
|Area:||1.267 million km|
|Borders||Benin, Burkina Faso, Algeria, Libya, Mali, Nigeriaand Chad.|
|Language:||French, Hausa, Djerma, Tamajaq|
|Currency:||West African CFA franc|
|Time Zone:||UTC+01:00 (WAT)|
|Newspaper:||Le Republicain is the only newspaper in Niger. However some other online newspapers are Africa Time, Afrol, Tam Tam Info etc.|
|Places to Visit:||Niamey, Agadez Grande Mosquee, Parc National Du W Du Niger, Tenere Desert etc are the tourist attractions of the country.|
|Major Religion:||Islam, Christians and some native beliefs|
In 2014, Niger exported $1.2B and imported $2.3B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.1B. In 2014 the GDP of Niger was $8.17B and its GDP per capita was $937.
The top exports of Niger are:
Radioactive Chemicals ($546M),Refined Petroleum ($249M), Uranium and Thorium Ore ($106M),Other Oily Seeds ($37.7M) and Rice ($23.6M).
The top export destinations of Niger are:
France ($524M), Nigeria($138M), Burkina Faso ($134M), China ($133M) and the United States ($80M).
Its top imports are:
Rice ($130M), Cement ($93.6M), Cars ($90.4M),Excavation Machinery ($89.2M) and Packaged Medicaments($77.1M).
The top import origins are:
China ($451M), France($308M), the United States ($124M), India ($97.3M) and Thailand($87.5M).
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ABDOU MOUMOUNI UNIVERSITY OF NIAMEY
Address: Universite Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, B.P 11040, Niamey, Niger
ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY OF NIGER
Address: Islamic University of Niger, P.O. Box 76, Say, Niger
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