Niamey [nja mε], capital of the Republic of Niger and the department of the same name, 200 m above sea level, on the left bank of the Niger (bridge) in the southwest of the country (2012) approx. 1 million residents.
Catholic archbishop’s seat, university (founded in 1971), administrative school, research institutes, national museum (open-air museum with the usual forms of living in the country). Niamey is the country’s economic center; Food and textile industry, flour mill, brewery, soap factory, brickworks, tannery, manufacture of plastic articles, metal furniture and pottery; Road junction, port of the Niger shipping (October to March); international Airport.
Niamey, founded as a French military post near older villages, became the capital of Niger in 1926.
- Abbreviation: NIA
- Country: Niger
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