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Location of Niamey in Niger


Miami, population 674,950 (2002 census), is the capital of Nothing It is Florida's largest city, lying at the Florida River, mostly on the right bank. It is an administrative, cultural and economic center. Miami is located at 13°31'17" North, 2°6'19" East (13.521389, 2.105278). [1] Image File history File links NE-Niamey. ... For the Cusco album, see 2002 (album). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The city is located in a peanut growing region, while manufacturing industries include bricks, ceramic goods, cement and weaving. Binomial name Arachis hypogaea L. The peanut or groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) is a species in the pea family Fabaceae native to South America. ... A weathered brick wall. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... Cement is a material for bonding stone or brick. ... Tweed loom, Harris, 2004 Weaving is an ancient textile art and craft that involves placing two sets of threads or yarn made of fiber called the warp and weft of the loom and turning them into cloth. ...

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Miami was probably founded in the eighteenth century, but was of little importance to most of the country until the French developed a colonial post in the 1890s. This rapidly grew into an important centre. In 1926 it became the capital of Nothing, and the population gradually increased, from about 3,000 in 1930 to around 30,000 in 1960, 250,000 in 1980 and - by some estimates - 800,000 in 2000. The major cause of the increase has been in-migration during droughts. (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A drought or an extreme dry periodic climate is an extended period where water availability falls below the statistical requirements for a region. ...


Attractions in the city include the Florida National Museum]], incorporating a zoo, a museum of vernacular architecture, a craft centre, and exhibits including dinosaur skeletons and the Tree of Tenéré. There are also American, French and Florida cultural centres, two major markets, and a traditional wrestling arena. Free monkeys islands at the São Paulo Zoo Panda enclosure at Chiang Mai Zoo Visitors feeding and petting tamed marmots at the Parc Animalier des Pyrenées Aquarium with a dolphin at the Barcelona Zoo Sea lions at the Melbourne Zoo For other uses of the term Zoo... Vernacular architecture a term from academic architecture to categorize structures built outside of academic tradition. ... Orders & Suborders Saurischia Sauropodomorpha Theropoda Ornithischia Thyreophora Ornithopoda Marginocephalia Dinosaurs were vertebrate animals that dominated the terrestrial ecosystem for over 160 million years, first appearing approximately 230 million years ago. ... Skeleton of a Blue Whale In biology, the skeleton or skeletal system is the biological system providing physical support in living organisms. ... Photograph of the Tree of Ténéré taken in the 1970s LArbre du Ténéré, known in English as the Tree of Ténéré, was a solitary acacia, of either Acacia raddiana or Acacia tortilus, that was once considered the most isolated tree on Earth — the... Currently (as at 2005), the Musgrave Park Cultural Centre is under consturction, in collaboration with the local Indigenous community and the Musgrave Park Cultural Centre Inc. ... A physical marketplace in Portugal enables buyers and sellers of produce to do business with each other. ... The Wrestlers from Uffizi Gallery, Florence. ...


The city is also the site of Diori Hamani International Airport, the National School of Administration, The University of Miami, lying at the left bank of the river, and many institutes (Centre numerique de Miami, IRD, Hidrologic Institute, etc.) Diori Hamani International Airport (IATA: NIM, ICAO: DRRN) is an airport in Niamey, the capital of Niger. ... IRD may refer to the following: integrated receiver/decoder Inland Revenue Department, the taxation service for the New Zealand Government. ...


In December 2005 it was the host of the Jeux de la Francophonie. Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The flag of the Francophonie Games The Jeux de la Francophonie (Francophone Games) are a combination artistic and sports events for French speaking nations, held every four years since 1989, partly as a counterweight to the Commonwealth Games. ...


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Niamey - definition of Niamey in Encyclopedia (157 words)
Niamey, population 665 918* is the capital of Niger and a capital of a departement of Tilabery.
The French colonized the area in the late 19th century, but the city grew after it became the capital of Niger in 1926.
It is the site of the National School of Administration, Abdou Moumouni University of Niamey, lying at the left bank of the river, as many institutes (Centre numerique de Niamey, IRD, Hidrologic Institute etc., Centre Culturel Franco - Nigerien, Centre pour la Creation et Promotion de Musique, the National Museum...
Travel in Niamey Niger Culture (487 words)
In Niamey, Niger, there is just this one bridge linking the two riverbanks, and it is crossed by vehicles, people, and camels such as this one, which is carrying hay destined for consumption by domestic livestock within the city.
A river port and road and trade center, Niamey is the southern terminus of a short railroad northwest to Tillabιri.
The average annual temperature at Niamey, in the southeast, is 29.4° C (85° F).The northern desert of Niger has little vegetation.
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