- (niːˈʒɛə; ˈnaɪdʒə) . a landlocked republic in West Africa: important since earliest times for its trans-Saharan
trade routes; made a French colony in 1922 and became fully independent in 1960; exports
peanuts and livestock. Official language: French. Religion: Muslim majority. Currency:
franc. Capital: Niamey. Pop: 16 899 327 (2013 est). Area: 1 267 000 sq km (489 000
- (ˈnaɪdʒə) . a river in West Africa, rising in S Guinea and flowing in a great northward curve
through Mali, then southwest through Niger and Nigeria to the Gulf of Guinea: the
third longest river in Africa, with the largest delta, covering an area of 36 260
sq km (14 000 sq miles). Length: 4184 km (2600 miles)
- (ˈnaɪdʒə) . a state of W central Nigeria. Capital: Minna. Pop: 3 950 249 (2006). Area: 76 363
sq km (29 476 sq miles)
Translations for 'Niger'
- British English: Niger Niger is a republic in West Africa.niːˈʒɛə NOUN
- Arabic: الْنَيّجَرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: Níger
- Chinese: 尼日尔
- Croatian: Niger
- Czech: Niger
- Danish: Niger
- Dutch: Niger
- European Spanish: Níger
- Finnish: Niger
- French: Niger
- German: Niger
- Greek: Νίγηρας
- Italian: Niger
- Japanese: ニジェール
- Korean: 니제르
- Norwegian: Niger
- Polish: Niger
- Portuguese: Níger
- Romanian: Niger
- Russian: Нигер
- Spanish: Níger
- Swedish: Niger
- Thai: ไนเจอร์
- Turkish: Nijer
- Ukrainian: Нігер
- Vietnamese: nước Niger
Example Sentences Including 'Niger'
CAVAN: Arva, Niger ; Cavan Town, Turkey; Cootehill, Zambia; Virginia, Nepal.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Gains later eased, as the market heard talks had begun between the Nigerian government and rebels from the oil-rich Niger Delta.
He was then sent by the African Association to explore the Niger basin and visit Timbuktu.
A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)
Kidnapping for ransom is rife in the Niger Delta region of the West African state.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
On Friday, residents of Port Harcourt, the oil-rich Niger Delta's main city, reported hearing pre-dawn gunfire at the time of the attack.
Or that he was buying uranium from Niger , or using mobile biological weapons labs, or had a hand in 9/ 11?
Outlook India (2005)
There was a guy called Al Hadji Bélijébi who came from Niger and had some offices above a pharmacy near here.
A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
`I was planning to canoe the length of the Niger river from Bamako in Mali right through to its mouth in Nigeria.
A DARKENING STAIN (2002)
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