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Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. It borders Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east. Niger covers a land area of almost 1,270,000 km2, making it the largest nation in West Africa, with over 80 percent of its land area covered by the Sahara desert. The country's predominantly Islamic population of 17,129,076 is mostly clustered in the far south and west of the nation. The capital city is Niamey, located in the far-southwest corner of Niger.

Further information

For further general information see Wikipedia:Niger.

Education in Niger

For a general description of education in Niger see Education:Niger.


For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:Niger.

Quality procedures

Internet in Niger

Internet in Education

Copyright law in Niger

Copyright law in Education

OER Initiatives in Niger

National OER initiatives

Regional OER initiatives

Institutional OER initiatives



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