Niger REPUBLIC OF NIGER

International Treaties
ARIPO
Berne Convention
Madrid Protocol
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Drought, desertification, floods
Landlocked country (no coastline)
Petroleum , spilage, poisining and destruction
Poor land management
Poverty, hunger

Currency
West African Franc

Dialing Code
227

Internet Domain
.ne

Niger
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Primary education is compulsory for 6 years, low literacy rates

Employment Majority
Agriculture, industry

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Uranium ore, livestock, cowpeas, onions

Main Imports
Foodstuffs, machinery, vehicles and parts, petroleum, cereals

Main Industries
Uranium mining, cement, brick, soap, textiles, food processing, chemicals, slaughterhouses

CULTURE

Languages
Hausa, Fulfulde, Gulmancema, Kanuri, Zarma, Tamasheq

Population
15 million (2011 estimate)

Religion
Mostly Islam

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Niamey

Climate
Subtropical

Neighbouring Countries
Nigeria, Chad, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Benin, Libya

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