Niger River

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Niger River
Fleuve Niger (Joliba, Orimiri, Isa Ber, Oya, gher n gheren)
The Niger at Koulikoro, Mali.
Name origin: Unkent. Likely Frae Berber for River gher
Kintras Guinea, Mali, Niger, Benin, Nigerie
Tributaries
 - left Sokoto River, Kaduna River, Benue River
 - right Bani River
Cities Tembakounda, Bamako, Timbuktu, Niamey, Lokoja, Onitsha
Soorce Guinea Highlands
Mouth Atlantic Ocean
 - location Gulf of Guinea, Nigeria
Length 4,180 km (2,597 mi)
Basin 2,117,700 km2 (817,649 sq mi)
Discharge for Niger Delta
 - average 5,589 m3/s (197,374 cu ft/s) [1]
 - max 27,600 m3/s (974,685 cu ft/s) [2]
 - min 500 m3/s (17,657 cu ft/s)

The Niger River (French: (le) fleuve Niger, pronounced: [(lə) flœv niʒɛʁ]) is the principal river o wastren Africae, extendin aboot 4,180 km (2,600 mi).

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Coordinates: 13°51′37″N 3°20′00″W / 13.86014°N 3.33328°W / 13.86014; -3.33328