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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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On Tuesday, a flight departed from Tripoli bound for, Niamey, Niger, carrying 128 refugees and on Wednesday, a second plane took 150 refugees from Tripoli to Rome, Italy, bringing to 1,084 the total number of refugees evacuated since the beginning of UNHCR's operation, three months ago, said the UN Refugee Agency in a press release.
This article examines the commodity chain and value chain of half-litre water bags (referred to as 'pure water' or 'sachet water') in Niamey, Niger.
RIYADH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has underlined the significance of a workshop titled "The role of education in preventing extremism and radicalism" to be held in Niamey, Niger, on Monday.
The Minister Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies will today leave for Niamey, Niger to participate in the 4th African Union (AU) Ministers of Trade Meeting from 1-2 December 2017.
Niamey, Niger, Ramadan 5, 1437, Jun 10, 2016, SPA -- Niger's defense minister says his country and Chad will send troops to neighboring Nigeria to fight Boko Haram extremists.
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.
With its adoption process going back to the 29th Conference of Heads of State and Government of the sub-regional grouping, held in January 2006 in Niamey, Niger, the CET will be an instrument under which the same duties and taxes are applied on goods entering the ECOWAS region regardless of their points of entry and destination.
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.