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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.


(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)



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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As per him, the Health Ministers, at the 16th Ordinary Assembly in Niamey, Niger, consented to set up a Regional Centre for Disease Control and Prevention with the head-office in Nigeria.
Niamey, Niger, Jumada I 18, 1436, Mar 9, 2015, SPA -- The Saudi ambassador to Niger Turki bin Naji Al-Ali met at his office here today with Niger's National Commissioner for Hajj and Umrah Al-Haji Blu Gerba accompanied by the official in charge of the legal administration at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Niger Ali Moro.
Protest: a hotel was set on fire in this demonstration against Charlie Hebdo in Niamey, Niger yesterday
NIAMEY, Niger -- The president of Niger says at least 10 people have been killed after violent protests over a French publication's cartoon depicting Islam's prophet.
Aviation authorities in Burkina say they handed the flight to the control tower in Niamey, Niger, at 1:38 a.
Sociolinguiste et auteure nigerienne (reconnue pour son livre [beaucoup moins que]Nigerismes[beaucoup plus grand que]), elle est enseignante-chercheuse a l'Ecole d'Etudes Orientales et Africaines ainsi qu'a l'Universite Abdou Moumouni, FLSH, Niamey, Niger.
Tilemsi took part in the kidnapping of two French nationals in Niamey, Niger in January 2011.
As a result, an Afriqiyah Airways inaguaral flight to Niamey, Niger that was due to take off at 8:00p.
NIAMEY, Niger (TAP) - Saadi Gadhafi was smuggled into Niger by a team of ex-special forces soldiers from around the world, according to a former Australian soldier who claims to be the personal bodyguard of the son of the former Libyan dictator.
Embassies in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Nouakchott, Mauritania and Niamey, Niger.
in Niamey, Niger, last September and the AQIM also kidnapped two other French
Author affiliations: Centre de Recherche Medicale et Sanitaire, Niamey, Niger (J.