Is Niger named for the Niger river?
Yes, Niger or Nigér depending on your pronounciation is named after the River Niger
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It begins in southeastern Guinea and runs through Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and through Nigeria emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at the Niger Delta.
Niger is a western, landlocked, African country. It borders Nigeriaand Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeriaand Libya to the north and Chad to the eas…t.
The Kingdom of Nri was an early kingdom near the Niger River. Thiswas the state of the Nri-Igbo people of West Africa.
Africa. It begins in southeastern Guinea and runs through Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and through Nigeria emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at the Niger Delta.
it is 2600 miles
it is a river in Nigeria ( west Africa) it runs through 5 countries, Guinea , Mali , Niger , Benin and Nigeria it is the third longest river in Africa. its source is in guinea… highlands.
The Benue River joins into the Niger River -Jose(ph)
The Niger River flows through the Niger Delta into the Bight of Biafra in the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean.
The country was named after the Niger River. The name is believed to be a shortened version of 'gher n gheren' which means River of Rivers.
Niger and Nigeria.
yes, it also runs through Mali, Nigeria, and a few others.