Niger Size

Country in West Africa

Area Size
• Total
1,267,000 km (489,000 sq mi) (21st)
• Water (%)
0.02
Population Size
• 2021 estimate
24,112,753 (57th)
• 2012 census
17,138,707
• Density
12.1/km (31.3/sq mi)

More Information About Niger

Republic of the Niger

Capital
and largest city
Niamey
13°32′N 2°05′E
Official languagesFrench
National languages
  • Arabic
  • Buduma
  • Fulfulde
  • Gourmanchéma
  • Hausa
  • Kanuri
  • Zarma
  • Songhai
  • Tamasheq
  • Tassawaq
  • Tebu
Ethnic groups (2014)
  • 50.9% Hausa
  • 18.2% Djerma
  • 9.1% Tuareg
  • 8.3% Fulani
  • 5.2% Songhay
  • 4.3% Kanuri
  • 0.5% Toubou
  • 0.4% Arab
  • 0.3% Gurma
  • 2.2% Other
Religion (2012)
  • 99.3% Islam
  • 0.3% Christianity
  • 0.2% Animism
  • 0.1% Irreligion
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$23.475 billion (140th)
• Per capita
$1,213 (183rd)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$9.869 billion (136th)
• Per capita
$510 (179th)
Gini (2014) 34.0
medium · 70th
HDI (2019) 0.394
low · 189th
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+227

Main Areas in Niger

Diffa


Dosso


Maradi


Tillabéry


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