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Capital : Niamey
Language :  French
Currency :  CFA franc
Population : 20 715 000
Area : 1 267 000 km2

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Niger facts
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. Over 316 000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (16 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .ne . There are over 330 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .ne are google.ne, doubleclick.ne and fontaine.ne.

4. In this country there are over 18,949 km of paved roads (0,03% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 30 airports, 10 of the paved surface.

6. Full name of the country – Republic of Niger.

7. The average temperature is 23 ° C in January and 27 ° C in July.


Geography in Niger

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is the Niger River – 200 m above sea level.

2. The remains of the “Nigersaurus” dinosaur, known for its long neck, were discovered in Niger.

3. Niger borders with such countries as: Algeria 956 km, Benin 266 km, Burkina Faso 628 km, Chad 1,175 km, Libya 354 km, Mali 821 km, Nigeria 1,497 km.

4. The country is 4 times bigger than Poland.

5. The longest river is Niger.

6. The highest peak is Baguezane 2 022 m above sea level.

7. There are 437820 km2 of agricultural land in Niger (35% of the country).

8. The highest situated city in the country is Inignaouei.

9. 12411 km2 of the country is covered by forests (1%)

10. Niger is one of the least developed countries in the world.

69. The nearest capital in a straight line from Niamey is Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) – 414 km.

70. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Niamey is Vaiaku (Tuvalu) – 19,374 km.


Finance in Niger

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1. The minimum wage is 30,047 francs per month (data from 2012).

2. The tax on goods and services is 19% (2018).

3. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.5%.

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 9 004 000 000 (PLN 38,537 120,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 8,120,000,000 (PLN 34,753,600,000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 24.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 2,232 992 000 (PLN 9 557 205 760),
2018 year was 29.7 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 2 411 640 000 (PLN 10 321 819 200). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 121 (PLN 519).

6. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 2,983,000,000 .

7. The country has over $1,282,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.01% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Niger

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1. The highest permitted speed of travel on the road is 50 km / h.

2. The tax on goods and services is 19% (2018).

3. In this country, women can get married at the age of 15, and men aged 18.

4. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 24 days.

5. The last death penalty was made in 1976.


Education in Niger

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

3. The average IQ level is 69.

4. In this country there are 80.9% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 16 098 291 people).


Work in Niger

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1. The minimum wage is 30,047 francs per month (data from 2012).

2. The unemployment rate is 0.4% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 24 days.

4. The work week is 40 hours.

5. The average annual income of 2/3 of the population is only $200.


Best in Niger

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is the Niger River – 200 m above sea level.

2. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

3. Niger is one of the leading producers of uranium (about 7.5% of the global resource).

4. It occupies the first place in the number of children born by women (on average, about one woman has about 7.5 children), but also the second with the highest infant mortality rate.

5. The longest river is Niger.

6. The highest peak is Baguezane 2 022 m above sea level.

7. The highest situated city in the country is Inignaouei.

8. Niger is one of the least developed countries in the world.

9. It is one of the hottest countries in the world, its famous nickname is the “frying pan of the world”.

10. The lowest temperature: -2.4 °C was measured in Bilma.

11. The highest temperature: 48.2 °C was measured in Bilma.


Army in Niger

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1. Niger takes 108 place in the best world armies.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 5,500 professional and 5,500 > reservists.

3. Amount of equipment:
2018 year – 0 tanks, 157 > armored vehicles, 18 jet aircraft and 7 helicopters.

4. The army in 2018 was assigned over 85,000,000 dollars.


Society in Niger

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1. In Niger, an average person consumes about 0.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most beer is beer – 46%, then spirit – 41%, and wine – 13%.

3. In 2013, 1,047 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 28% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 1,590,000 people).

5. 81.7% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 69.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 18.1 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 6.8 children.

9. In this country over 351 000 (2015) 951 548 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 05% of the population).

10. About 230 000 (2015) 440,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 12 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Islam, 90%.

14. The average age of people living in this country is 15.2 years old.

15. In this country there are around:
10,268,000 people (49.57%) in the age range 0-14 years.
9,900,000 people (47.79%) in the age range 15-64 years.
546 900 people (2.64%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 941 000 children are born each year (4.5% of the population), and about 257,000 people die (1.2% of the population).

17. 7 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 22% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. The average annual income of 2/3 of the population is only $200.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 4 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 53.1 years (women – 53.6 years and men – 52.7 years).


Symbols of Niger

1. Motto of the country – “Fraternity, Work, Progress”.


History of Niger

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1. Slavery was declared illegal only in May 2004.

2. Independence from France was obtained on August 3, 1960.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1948.

4. The country joined the UN on September 20, 1960.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Niger?

The highest peak in Niger is Mont Idoukal-n-Taghès (2022 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Niger?

Niger is the largest river in Niger.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Niger?

Niger borders with such countries as: Algeria 956 km, Benin 266 km, Burkina Faso 628 km, Chad 1 175 km, Libya 354 km, Mali 821 km, Nigeria 1,497 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 15.2 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 30,047 francs per month (data from 2012).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Niger?

The population density is 16 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Fraternity, Work, Progress”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 48.2 ° C was measured in Bilma.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -2.4 ° C was measured in Bilma.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta