You asked: Is there a country called Niger?

Niger is one of the largest inland countries in West Africa and is historically a gateway between North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. With two-thirds of the country lying within the Sahara Desert, it is one of the hottest countries in the world.

What nationality is a Niger?


Republic of the Niger République du Niger (French)
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
Demonym(s) Nigerien (/niːˈʒɛəriən/

Where is the country Niger located?

Which tribe is richest in Nigeria?

But when you want to count the tribe with the richest person as in who has the highest quantified wealth, then it is the Hausa-Fulani and followed by the Yoruba tribe and then Igbo. But by population of rich Nigerians, Igbos are the richest.

Is Niger safe to visit?

Reconsider travel to Niger due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. … Country Summary: Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common. Terrorist groups continue plotting kidnappings and possible attacks in Niger.

Is Niger safe to live?

Do not travel to Niger due to: the high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack, crime and the unpredictable security environment (see ‘Safety’) the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

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What is the religion in Niger?

According to the Ministry of Interior (MOI), more than 98 percent of the population is Muslim with the vast majority being Sunni. Less than 1 percent are Shia. Roman Catholics, Protestants, and other religious groups account for less than 2 percent of the population.

Who are some famous people from Niger?


  • Hama Amadou, former Prime Minister.
  • Kalla Ankourao, former minister.
  • Djibo Bakary, colonial premier and Sawaba party leader.
  • Bibata Niandou Barry lawyer and minister.
  • Hamani Diori, first President.
  • Mahamadou Issoufou, present Leader of the Opposition, former prime minister.
  • Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, President, 1996-1999.
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