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Niamey Capital of Niger, West Africa, in the sw part of the country, on the River Niger. It became capital of the French colony of Niger in 1926. It grew rapidly after World War II and is now the country's largest city and its commercial and administrative centre. Manufactures include textiles, ceramics, plastics, and chemicals. Pop. (2002 est.) 723,200.
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