Full Name Republic of Niger Capital Niamey Form of Government Parliamentary Democracy Date of Independence 3 August, 1960 Date of Entry into the UN Total Area 1,267,000 km2 (22nd)489,678 sq mi Total Population (2008 estimate) 13,272,679 Time Zone WAT (UTC+1) Currency West African CFA Franc GDP (nominal, 2007 estimate) $4.174 billion GDP Per Capita $312 […]