Population: 10,355,156 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: French (official), Hausa, Djerma

Background: Not until 1993, 33 years after independence from France, did Niger hold its first free and open elections. A 1995 peace accord ended a five-year Tuareg insurgency in the north. Coups in 1996 and 1999 were followed by the creation of a National...

Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


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Typographic People from Niger


Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Niger
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Niger
 · BBC Country profile: Niger