Niger BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT +1 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|17°36'39"N / 8°4'51"E|
|NE / NER|
TYPE A NORTH AMERICAN JAPANESE 2-BLADE|
TYPE B AMERICAN 3-PIN
TYPE C EUROPEAN 2-PIN
TYPE D OLD BRITISH PLUG
|Niger banks list|
Niger is one of the hottest countries in the world, with a territory of 1.267 million square kilometers. It is located in central and western Africa. It is a landlocked country on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. It borders Algeria and Libya to the north, Nigeria and Benin to the south, and Mali and Burki to the west. Nafaso is adjacent to Chad to the east. Most of the country belongs to the Sahara Desert, the terrain is high in the north and low in the south. The Lake Chad Basin in the southeast and the Niger Basin in the southwest are both low and flat, and are agricultural areas; the central part is a nomadic area with many plateaus; the northeast is a desert area, occupying 60% of the country's area. |
Niger, the full name of the Republic of Niger, is located in central and western Africa and is a landlocked country on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. It borders Algeria and Libya to the north, Nigeria and Benin to the south, Mali and Burkina Faso to the west, and Chad to the east. Most of the country belongs to the Sahara Desert, the terrain is high in the north and low in the south. The Lake Chad Basin in the southeast and the Niger Basin in the southwest are both low and flat, and are agricultural areas; the central part is mostly plateau, 500-1000 meters above sea level, and is a nomadic area; the northeast is a desert area, accounting for 60% of the country's area. Greyburn Mountain is 1997 meters above sea level, the highest point in the country. The Niger River is about 550 kilometers long in Nigeria. It is one of the hottest countries in the world. The north has a tropical desert climate, and the south has a tropical steppe climate.
There has never been a unified dynasty in Niger's history. In the 7-16 centuries, the northwest belonged to the Songhai Empire; in the 8-18 centuries, the east belonged to the Bornu Empire; at the end of the 18th century, the Pall people established the Pall Empire in the middle. It became a territory of French West Africa in 1904. It became a French colony in 1922. In 1957, he was granted semi-autonomous status. In December 1958, it became an autonomous country in the "French Community", called the Republic of Niger. He withdrew from the "French Community" in July 1960 and formally declared independence on August 3 of the same year.
National flag: It is rectangular, the ratio of length to width is about 6:5. From top to bottom, it is composed of three parallel horizontal rectangles of orange, white, and green, with an orange wheel in the middle of the white part. Orange symbolizes the desert; white symbolizes purity; green represents the beautiful and rich land, and also symbolizes fraternity and hope. The round wheel symbolizes the sun and the desire of the people of Niger to sacrifice themselves to protect their power.
The population is 11.4 million (2002). The official language is French. Each tribe has its own language, and Hausa can be used in most parts of the country. 88% of residents believe in Islam, 11.7% believe in primitive religion, and the rest believe in Christianity.