Outline of Niger

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The location of Niger
An enlargeable map of the Republic of Niger

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Niger:

Nigerlandlocked sovereign country located in West Africa.[1] Niger was named for the Niger River. It borders Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east. The capital city is Niamey.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable basic map of Niger

Geography of Niger[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Niger

Geography of Niger


 Nigeria 1,497 km
 Chad 1,175 km
 Algeria 956 km
 Mali 821 km
 Burkina Faso 628 km
 Libya 354 km
 Benin 266 km
  • Coastline: none

Environment of Niger[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Niger

Natural geographic features of Niger[edit]

Regions of Niger[edit]

Regions of Niger

Ecoregions of Niger[edit]

List of ecoregions in Niger

Administrative divisions of Niger[edit]

Administrative divisions of Niger

Regions of Niger[edit]

Regions of Niger

Departments of Niger[edit]

Departments of Niger

Communes of Niger[edit]

Communes of Niger

Municipalities of Niger[edit]

Demography of Niger[edit]

Demographics of Niger

Government and politics of Niger[edit]

Politics of Niger

Branches of the government of Niger[edit]

Government of Niger

Executive branch of the government of Niger[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Niger[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Niger[edit]

Court system of Niger

Foreign relations of Niger[edit]

Foreign relations of Niger

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Niger is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Niger[edit]

Law of Niger

Military of Niger[edit]

Military of Niger

Local government in Niger[edit]

Local government in Niger

History of Niger[edit]

History of Niger

Culture of Niger[edit]

Culture of Niger

Art in Niger[edit]

Languages of Niger[edit]

People of Niger[edit]

People of Niger

Ethnic groups[edit]

Notable individuals[edit]

Religion in Niger[edit]

Religion in Niger

Sports in Niger[edit]

Sports in Niger

Economy and infrastructure of Niger[edit]

Economy of Niger

Education in Niger[edit]

Education in Niger

Health in Niger[edit]

Health in Niger

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b "Niger". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 3, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Niger



Domestic publications



  • Niger travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Ministry of Tourism. Official website — Includes comprehensive information on Tourism in Niger