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Niger international travel guide in 2024

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Niger is part of Africa with main city at Niamey. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 30.38 ยฐC in Niger with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 1.71 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.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~30.38 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~1.71 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 21M people

Niger Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel
We've reviewed our advice for Niger. We continue to advise do not travel to Niger, this now includes the capital Niamey, due to the high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack, crime and the volatile security environment. If you're in Niger, leave as soon as possible if itโ€™s safe to do so. The Australian High Commission in Abuja has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Niger. We continue to advise:ย  Do not travelย to Niger due to the high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack, crime and the volatile security environment.
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Niger Weather

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Niger Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

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

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French

Money in Niger

๐Ÿ’ฑ 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.

๐Ÿง 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 โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling in Niger

๐Ÿ“ก 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.

๐Ÿ“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 .

Driving in Niger

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Fire department

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