Niger is a landlocked, Sub-Saharan nation, with an economy based on subsistence crops, livestock, and some of the world’s largest uranium deposits. Agriculture contributes about one-third of GDP and provides livelihood for about nine-tenths of the population.
The industries in Niger are uranium mining, petroleum, cement, brick, soap, textiles, food processing, chemicals, and slaughterhouses
Currency: West African CFA franc
Official language: French
Population: 20.7 million