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STATUS: Organized Work

CHURCHES: 1 Church

CONSTITUENTS: 90

UPCI MISSIONARIES:
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NIGER – Country Information

Population:
Niger has a population of 22,772,361 as of 2020.

Size:
1,266,998 sq km / 489,191 (largest country in Western Africa)

Capital City:
The capital city of Niamey is located along the Niger River in the southwest corner of the country.

Ethnic Groups:
53.1% Hausa
21.2% Zarma/Songhai
11% Tuareg
6.5% Fulani (Peuhl)
5.9% Kanuri
2.5% Other

Religion:
99.3% Muslim
0.7% Christian / Other / Nonreligious

Languages:
French
Hausa
Djerma

Geography:
Niger is a landlocked country in West Africa mostly made up of desert plains and sand dunes with the Niger River in the south of the country.

Economy:
Niger’s economy is largely based on agriculture, which makes up about eighty percent of the workforce. Niger is one of the most underdeveloped nations in the world which hinders economic growth.

Interesting Fact:
The name Niger comes from a saying in the Tamashek language meaning “rivers among rivers.”

Important Facts:
In the early history of Niger, it was a crossroads for surrounding kingdoms. In 1922, Niger became a French colony and then gained independence on August 3, 1960.

Click on the map above to see additional information concerning this country from nationsonline.org.

PRAISE & REVIVAL REPORTS – August 2020

GABON We praise the Lord that He has blessed us to be able to finish construction of the Bible School. LIBERIA We praise the Lord  He is still saving souls in the mist of this pandemic of COVID - 19. Fifty-two (52) people were baptized and forty-three (43) people...
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