What Is the Capital of Niger?


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The capital and largest city of Niger is Niamey, which is situated along the Niger River. The city had a population estimated to be around 1.3 million people as of 2011. Niamey has an area of approximately 92 square miles.

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Niger is located in western Africa, southeast of the country of Algeria. It is also bordered by Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali and Nigeria. Niger, which is a landlocked country, has a total area of about 490,000 square miles, making it the 22nd largest country in the world. As of 2014, it is also the 63rd most populated country with a population of approximately 17.5 million people.

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