Republic of Niger

(Niger)

System of governmentsemi-presidential republic
Country codeNE, NER
FlagRepublic of Niger
Capital cityNiamey
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
Predominant religionSunni Islam
Former colonizerFrance (French Republic)
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
African Union
Population21 466 863 people
(57. place in the world)
Area1 267 000 km2
(21. place in the world)
Density17 people per km2
(166. place in the world)
GDP per capita1 018 USD per capita
(183. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 2,394
(124. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 32
(118. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,354
(188. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 51,6
(147. place in the world)
Life expectancy60,4 years
(173. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 34,3
(56. place in the world)
CO2 emissions2,497 Mt CO2/year
(143. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km22 t CO2/km2/year
(178. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita0,1 t CO2/per capita/year
(176. place in the world)
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