Total land area of Niger is 1,267,000 km2 (approx. 489,189 mi²). 112000 km2 of Niger's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 9% of all the land in the country.
Issues Niger faces
Currently Niger faces various issues, including overgrazing, soil erosion, deforestation, desertification, wildlife populations (such as elephant, hippopotamus, giraffe, and lion) threatened because of poaching and habitat destruction.