Niger international travel guide

Landscape view of Niger

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Niger is part of Africa with main city at Niamey. It's usually 🌀️ 26.30 °C in Niger with a rainfall of 🌧 0.67 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  🌀️ ~26.30 Β°C Β  🌧 ~0.67 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 21M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Niger has closed all borders due to COVID-19. Schools, bars, cinemas and several other public places have been closed. Gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. If you remain in Niger, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay, and keep in contact with family and friends back home. 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: March 29, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

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

Money

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.

Calling

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 .

Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

993

Ambulance

991

Fire department

995

Useful Information
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Last updated: March 24, 2020