Niger

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Niger

Official name:Republic of Niger
Capital:Niamey
Area:total: 1.267 million sq km
water: 300 sq km
land: 1,266,700 sq km
Climate:desert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south
Location:Western Africa, southeast of Algeria
Geographic coordinates:16 00 N, 8 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Land boundaries:total: 5,697 km
border countries: Algeria 956 km, Benin 266 km, Burkina Faso 628 km, Chad 1,175 km, Libya 354 km, Mali 821 km, Nigeria 1,497 km
Coastline:0 km (landlocked)
Terrain:predominately desert plains and sand dunes; flat to rolling plains in south; hills in north
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Niger River 200 m
highest point: Mont Bagzane 2,022 m

Map of Niger

Map of Niger

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