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Niger River - Wikipedia

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The Niger River is the principal river of western Africa, extending about 4,180 km (2,600 mi). Its drainage basin is 2,117,700 km<sup>2</sup> (817,600 sq mi) in area.

Niger River - New World Encyclopedia

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Jan 12, 2015 ... The Niger River is the principal river of western Africa, extending over 2,500 miles (about 4,180 km). It runs in a crescent through Guinea, Mali, ...

Niger River

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The Niger River is the principal river of western Africa, extending about 4180 km ( 2600 miles). Its drainage basin is 2,117,700 square kilometres (817,600 sq mi) ...

NIGER RIVER FACTS - africa facts

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Second in length only to the mighty Nile, is the Niger River. This page list many interesting facts about this important river.

Niger, river, Africa - Infoplease

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Niger , great river of W Africa, c.2600 mi long, rising on the Fouta Djallon plateau, SW Guinea, and flowing NE through Guinea and into Mali.

The Niger River - Social Studies for Kids

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This article describes the Niger River, its facts and figures, and its past and present.

Niger River - Encyclopedia - Theodora

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NIGER, a great river of West Africa, inferior only to the Congo and Nile among the rivers of the continent, and the only river in Africa which, by means of its ...

Niger River Facts: Everything You Must Know - Answers Africa

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Niger River: Everything You Must Know About The West African Longest River ... Source: Niger River flows from the Guinea Highlands located in southeastern ...

Niger River | Slavery and Remembrance

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Niger River. “Mountains below the Confluence” Canoes on the Niger River, south central Nigeria, 1841. [William Allen, A Narrative of the Expedition sent by Her ...

Preserving the lifeline of the Niger River

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We work to preserve the Niger River and its wetlands of the Inner Niger Delta in the face of dams and climate change.

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Niger River | river, Africa | Britannica.com

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Apr 14, 2009 ... Niger River, principal river of western Africa. With a length of 2,600 miles (4,200 km), it is the third longest river in Africa, after the Nile and the ...

The Niger River basin

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The Niger River basin, located in western Africa, covers 7.5% of the continent and spreads over ten ... Table 12: Niger River basin: areas and rainfall by country  ...

Why is the Niger River important to Africa? | Reference.com

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The Niger is an important river in Africa because it is the principal river in Western Africa and provides an invaluable water source in the Sahara Desert. It's two ...