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Niger

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noun

  1.   (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 sq miles)
  2.   (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)
  3.   (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

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