1899-1922 History of West Africa Niger

Stamps issued for Niger, AOF, in 1925/26

Niger, 1922-1939

In 1926 Niger's capital was moved, from ZINDER to NIAMEY. Late in the 1920es, Niger's eastern border to neighbouring CHAD (also French) were redrawn, at Niger's expense, which lost it's share of the Tibesti region to Chad.

Niger, history of, from Infoplease,
REFERENCE Article : French West Africa : Niger, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1925 p.936, 1926 p.909, 1928 p.925, 1929 pp.912-913, 1932 pp.915-916, 1937 pp.949-959 [G]

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