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Bini mask

Participants in the Guérewol perform the Guérewol dance, 1997

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 Flag of Nigeria.  Click for national anthem.
 anthem: La Nigérienne
(English: "The Nigerien")

جمهورية النيجر

Republic of the Niger

 Coat of Arms.
Not to be confused with Nigeria

Sub-Saharan Africa

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Kano Market, Nigeria, (ZambaGrafix)

 Fulani women

Mosque in Kano, Nigeria.

The Grand Mosque of Agadez

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Global Cultures Projects and
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Map of Niger -- The World Factbook
News Media
Country Profiles
The World Factbook > Niger

 Map showing the distribution of major Niger–Congo languages. Pink-red is the Bantu subfamily.

Map showing the distribution of major Niger–Congo languages.
Pink-red is the Bantu subfamily.

 Niger–Congo languages
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