Administrative division: Niger is divided into 8 regions: Agadez, Dosso, Maradi, Tahoua, Tillabery, Zinder, Diffa and Niamey (municipality with special status). Niger is further divided into 63 departments and 266 municipalities.
What is the state capital of Niger?
Niamey, city, capital of Niger. Located along the Niger River in the southwest corner of the republic, it originated as an agricultural village of Maouri, Zarma (Zerma, Djerma), and Fulani people. It was established as the capital of Niger colony in 1926, and after World War II it grew rapidly.
What is the biggest city in Niger?
Largest cities and urban centers
|City||Census division||Population 2012|
|Niamey||Niamey Capital District||978,029|
What is the richest city in Niger?
1. Port Harcourt. Port Harcourt has the absolute best (80%) portion of high total assets (above NGN 750, 000 yearly pay), considering ‘income per individual’ across Nigerian cities. In comparison to other cities, Port Harcourt, the richest city in Nigeria is highly liveable.
Who is the richest man in Niger Republic?
Aliko Dangote – Net worth of $12 Billion
He is also the great-grandson of late Alhaji Alhassan Dantata, the richest West African man before he died in 1955. Aliko Dangote has earned so much money through his business which has helped him become the richest man in Nigeria at 63 years.