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Niger. by: Ross Vinson. Map. Libya. Algeria. Mali. Chad. Nigeria. Camer. Benin. Burkina Faso. Capital of Niger. capital. Geography / Landforms. Plateau du Djado. Mt Greboun. National Natural Reserve de l’Air et du Tenere. Tenere Desert. Niger River. Bilma Desert.

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Niger

Niger

by: Ross Vinson


Niger

Map

Libya

Algeria

Mali

Chad

Nigeria

Camer

Benin

Burkina Faso


Niger

Capital of Niger

capital


Geography landforms

Geography / Landforms

Plateau du Djado

Mt Greboun

National Natural Reserve

de l’Air et du Tenere

Tenere Desert

Niger River

Bilma Desert


Major cities niamey tahoua maradi zinder dosso

Major Cities- Niamey – Tahoua – Maradi – Zinder - Dosso


Historic sites

Historic Sites

Sahara

Bilma Desert

Niger River

Zinder old capital until 1927

Famous ‘W’ National Park


Recreation and outdoor activities

Recreation and Outdoor Activities

Niger River

‘W’ National Park


Niger

Flag

  • The orange band denotes the drier northern regions of the Sahara

  • White stands for purity and innocence

  • Green symbolizes hope and the fertile and productive southern and western areas, as well as the Niger River

  • The orange disc represents the sun and the sacrifices made by the people


Setting location climate and overall weather conditions

Setting/LocationClimate and overall weather conditions

  • Landlocked

  • One of the hottest countries in the world

  • Northern four-fifths is desert, southern one-fifth is savanna


Transportation trains buses cars planes

Transportation: trains, buses, cars, planes


Arts and culture

Arts and Culture

  • Theater and cinema play major roles in showing the social troubles of Nigeria.

National Museum

open-air cinema

Sultan’s Palace


Languages

Languages

French (official)

Hausa

Djerma


Niger

Food

  • rice

  • isu – spice boiled yams

  • dodo – fried plantains

  • efo – green stew

  • iyan – pounded yams and jollof rice


Extra info

Extra Info

  • Niger only has an Army and Air Force

  • 8,800-43,000 Nigerians live under conditions of traditional slavery

  • Total fertility rate: #1

    • 7.6 children born/woman

  • Infant mortality rate: #3

    • 112.22 deaths/1,000 live births

  • Nearly half of residents are below 15 years of age


Natural hazards

Natural Hazards

  • Recurring droughts

  • Dirt build ups

Dirt mounds

drought


Niger

  • Life expectancy – 53.4 years

  • Major religion – Muslim 80%

  • Largest ethnic group – Haoussa 55.4%

  • Top 3 imports:

    • Foodstuffs, machinery, vehicles & parts

  • Top 3 exports:

    • Uranium ore, livestock, cowpeas


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