Niger Geography, Climate, Areas, Cities


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    Geography of Niger
    Area: 1,267,000 sq. km. (490,000 sq. mi.); about three times the size of California.
    Cities: Capital--Niamey (pop. approx. 700,000). Other cities--Tahoua, Maradi, Zinder, Diffa, Dosso, Arlit, and Agadez.
    Terrain: About two-thirds desert and mountains, one-third savanna.
    Climate: Hot, dry, and dusty. Rainy season June-September.