Niger Major river of w Africa. It rises in the Fouta Djallon plateau in the sw Republic of Guinea and flows ne through Guinea into the Mali Republic, where it forms an extensive inland delta. It then flows in a great curve across the border into Nigeria and s into another vast delta before emptying into the Gulf of Guinea. Length: 4180km (2600mi).
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