The Lord's Move to Africa


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Country Profile

Location: West Africa, southeast of Algeria 
Geographical Size: land: 1,266,700 sq km, water: 300 sq km Climate: desert; mostly hot, dry, dusty; tropical in extreme south Population: 19,866,231 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 3.16% (2018 est.) 
Languages: French (official), Hausa, Djerma 
Religion: Muslim 99.3%, Christian .3%, animist .2%, none .1% (2012 est.) 
Government Type: semi-presidential republic 
Capital City: Niamey 
Economy: Niger’s economy centres on subsistence crops, livestock, and some of the world's largest uranium deposits. Although Niger has sizeable reserves of oil, the prolonged drop in oil prices has reduced profitability. Low uranium prices, terrorist activity near its uranium mines and other factors have negatively impacted on Niger’s economy. GDP (Purchase power parity): $21.86 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 114,352 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 8,778,884 (2017 est.) Internet users 805,702 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA