Population, Religion and Language
Sunni Muslims, Fulfulde, African languages, Hausa, official language
Sunni Muslims are 95 percent Nigerís population. Most of the remainder adheres to traditional beliefs; less than 1 percent is Christian.
French is the official language, but Hausa is the language of local trade. Other African languages, such as Fulfulde, Tamachek, and Djerma, are also used extensively.
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