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One of only 300 individuals remaining in the world, and now formerly recognised as endangered in their own right, this male West African giraffe risks crossing a busy road near Niger's capital Niamey. © Andy Tutchings

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Arquitetura houssa, vendo-se a porta da casa. Zinder, antiga capital do Niger. Fotografia: Georges Courreges.

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Zuma Rock is a large monolith located in Niger State, Nigeria. It is just north of Nigerias capital Abuja, along the main road from Abuja to Kaduna, and is sometimes referred to as Gateway to Abuja. - http://www.theworldgeography.com/2012/12/plugs-and-monoliths.html

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House in Bamako, Mali Bamako is the capital and largest city of Mali, with a population of 1.8 million (2009 Census, provisional). In 2006, it was estimated to be the fastest growing city in Africa and sixth fastest in the world. It is located on the Niger River, near the rapids that divide the upper and middle Niger valleys in the south western part of the country.

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Africa | A collection of Tuareg Crosses. Niger. | Tuareg crosses, now worn by women as pendants around the neck, were originally worn by men, passed down from father to son when the boy reached puberty | Most of the cross designs are named after oasis towns or mountains between Agadez in Niger and the Hoggar Mountains in the north, with the Agadez (Tuareg capital) being the best known of all the crosses.

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