Holidays & Observances in Niger
Niger is a landlocked country in West Africa. It is a developing country politically and economically, so much of the culture is in a constant state of change. Like many surrounding countries, it is made up of several different tribes and cultural groups. Many holidays are celebrated differently by people depending on their group. The most universal factor of Nigerien culture is Islam, which has greatly affected the image of Niger throughout the years. Some Nigeriens practice Christianity or indigenous beliefs, but most practice Islam, so Islamic holidays are celebrated throughout the country.