NIGER

Basic Information

Motto Fraternité, travail, progrès
Anthem La Nigérienne
Capital Niamey
Largest city Niamey
Official languages French and national languages
President Mahamadou Issoufou
Independence Date August 3, 1960
Total Area 1 267 000 km²
Population (2015) 19 899 120
Density 10 habitants/km²
Currency Franc CFA (XOF)
Time zone UTC+1
Internet TLD .ne
Calling code +227