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Niger
(2,023 words)

La République du Niger (The Republic of the Niger)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

24,075,000

Area

1,300,000 sq. km (500,000 sq. mi)

Population density

19/sq. km (48/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

3.89% (per 1,000: births 46, deaths 8)

Under 15 years

50%

Urban dwellers

17% (4.72% p.a.)

Largest cities

Niamey 1,292,000; Zinder 489,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

48% Hausa, 17% Zarma, 8% Fulah, 7% T…

Cite this page
“Niger”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02NER>
First published online: 2020



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