Category: About Niger

Currency

Niger, along with seven other countries of the West Africa Monetary Union, share a common currency and a common central bank. The currency is the CFA Franc and the Bank is the Central Bank...

Other General Information

Other data concerning Niger that are useful are: Timezone UTC + 1 Driving On the right Driving Permits International Driver’s License International Telephone Code ++227 Internet TLD .ne Outlet Voltage 220 Volts Demonym Nigerien

Capital

NIAMEY   Location 13°31′17″N 02°06′19″E Population 1,302,910 Area 239.30 km2 (92.39 sq mi) Elevation 207 m (679 ft) Area Code 20 Mayor Assane Seydou Sanda The initial settlement dates back to the 18th century...

Biggest cities

Niamey may be the capital and by far the biggest city in Niger, but it is not the only big city.  By order of population the other big cities of the country are: Zinder...

Culture hard facts

As all African countries that incorporate members of cross-border nations, Niger hosts a multitude of different cultural practices. However, these practices have been greatly affected by the influence of the French and their domination...

Airports

IATA recognizes two international airports in Niger: The Diori Hamani in Niamey (IATA code NIM) The Mano Dayak in Agadez (IATA code AJY) IATA also recognizes 4 more airports as peripheral: Arlit airport (code...

Climate

In the usual terms the climate in Niger is described as subtropical in the greatest part of the country and tropical to the south. Subtropical climates are characterized as very hot and very dry,...