Niger international travel guide

Landscape view of Niger

Niger πŸ‡³πŸ‡ͺ

Niger is part of Africa with main city at Niamey. It's usually 🌀️ 24.15 °C in Niger with a rainfall of 🌧 0.04 mm. Internet speed in Niger is on average 0.8 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 21M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French. Automatic teller machines are rare in Niger. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~24.15 Β°C Β  🌧 ~0.04 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 21M people


πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

A state of emergency is in place. All international passenger flights are suspended and all land borders are closed. If you arrive in Niger you're required to enter quarantine which may be in a government-designated facility. Travel into and out of Niamey is prohibited and roads are closed. You must wear a face mask in public places, markets, and on public transport in Niamey. Schools, bars, cinemas and many other public places are closed. Gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. We continue to advise: Do not travelΒ to Niger due to the high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack, crime and the unpredictable security environment.

issued date: May 15, 2020


🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


πŸ”Œ Sockets

Niger uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type E and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French


πŸ’± Currencies Used

Niger uses the West African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XOF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Niger. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.


πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Niger is on average 0.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Niger is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Niger, dial +, then 227 (the country code for Niger), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Niger, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 20 .


πŸ†˜ Emergency





Fire department


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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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