Outline of Niger


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

The Republic of Niger is a landlocked 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.

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

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Niger

Geography of Niger

An enlargeable topographic map of Niger

Location

 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

An enlargeable satellite image of Niger

Natural geographic features of Niger

  • Glaciers in Niger: none [2]
  • Islands of Niger
  • Lakes of Niger
  • Mountains of Niger
    • Volcanoes in Niger
  • Rivers of Niger
    • Waterfalls of Niger
  • Valleys of Niger
  • World Heritage Sites in Niger

Regions of Niger

Ecoregions of Niger

Administrative divisions of Niger

Regions of Niger
Departments of Niger
Communes of Niger
Municipalities of Niger

Demography of Niger

Government and politics of Niger

Main article: Government of Niger and Politics of Niger

Branches of the government of Niger

Executive branch of the government of Niger

Legislative branch of the government of Niger

  • Parliament of Niger (unicameral)

Judicial branch of the government of Niger

  • Supreme Court of Niger

Foreign relations of Niger

International organization membership

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

Law and order in Niger

Military of Niger

  • Command
  • Forces
    • Army of Niger
    • Navy of Niger: None
    • Air Force of Niger
    • Special forces of Niger
  • Military history of Niger
  • Military ranks of Niger

Local government in Niger

History of Niger

Main article: History of Niger, Timeline of the history of Niger, and Current events of Niger
  • Economic history of Niger
  • Military history of Niger

Culture of Niger

Art in Niger

Sports in Niger

Economy and infrastructure of Niger

Education in Niger

Health in Niger

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Niger". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 3, 2009. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ng.html. 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

Wikimedia Atlas of Niger

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