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 (nē-ä′mā, nyä-mā′)
The capital and largest city of Niger, in the southwest part of the country on the Niger River.
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(Placename) the capital of Niger, in the southwest, on the River Niger: became capital in 1926; airport and land route centre. Pop: 997 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Niger, in the SW part, on the Niger River. 399,100.
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Noun1.Niamey - the capital and largest city of Niger
Republic of Niger, Niger - a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert
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Le niveau d'eau a la station hydrometrique de Niamey, samedi 31 aout 2019 est de 630 cm pour un debit de 2614 m3/s depassant ainsi la cote d'alerte rouge fixee a 620 cm pour un debit de 2512 m3/s.
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Le ministre des Affaires etrangeres et de la Cooperation internationale Nasser Bourita represente SM le Roi Mohammed VI aux travaux du 12eme Sommet extraordinaire de l'Union africaine (UA), ouverts dimanche dans la capitale nigerienne Niamey.
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Receiving the Head of Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, at a bilateral meeting on the margins of the AU Summit in Niamey, Niger Republic, on Sunday, the President said: ''We will do our best to help Libya stabilise.'
TUNIS, July 7 (KUNA) -- The African Union (AU) launched operation phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), in a summit held in Niamey, Niger, on Sunday.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, chaired several meetings to discuss the reports on African Union's (AU) activities during the second day of the 35th session of the AU's Executive Council, currently held in Niger's capital, Niamey.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): India has extended USD 15 million assistance to Niger for organising the African Union (AU) summit scheduled to be held in Niamey early next month.
The call by the ECOWAS Economic Journalists Network comes in the wake of the fast approaching official launch of the AfCFTA, scheduled for July 2019 in Niamey, Niger, on the sidelines of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.