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Capitalnombre: Niamey
coordenadas geográficas: 13 31 N, 2 07 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
División administrativa7 regions (regions, singular - region) and 1 capital district* (communite urbaine); Agadez, Diffa, Dosso, Maradi, Niamey*, Tahoua, Tillaberi, Zinder
Independencia3 Agosto 1960 (from France)
Feriado nacionalDía de la República, 18 Diciembre (1958); note - commemorates the founding of the Republic of Niger which predated independence from France in 1960
Constituciónseveral previous; passed by referendum 31 Octubre 2010, entered into force 25 Noviembre 2010 (2016)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente ISSOUFOU Mahamadou (desde 7 April 2011)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Brigi RAFINI (desde 7 April 2011)
cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president
elections/appointments: president directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 5-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 21 February 2016 and 20 March 2016 (next to be held in 2021); prime minister appointed by the president, authorized by the National Assembly
election results: ISSOUFOU Mahamadou reelected president; percent of vote in first round - ISSOUFOU Mahamadou (PNDS-Tarrayya) 48.6%, Hama AMADOU (MODEN/FA Lumana Africa) 17.8%, Seini OUMAROU (MNSD-Nassara) 11.3%, other 22.3%; percent of vote in second round - ISSOUFOU Mahamadou 92%, Hama AMADOU 8%

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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