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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
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