Niger

Capital: Niamey
Population: 17 million
Major languages: French, African languages
Major religions: Islam, indigenous beliefs
Form of government: Multiparty republic
Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes
Main exports: Uranium, livestock products
Internet domain: .ne
Time zone: GMT 1
International dialling code: 227