TravelCompass Logo TravelCompass Title


Basic Information:

Official Name: Republic of Niger
Population: 17,129,076
Area: 1,267,000 km2
Capital City: Niamey
Major Religion: Islam
Currency: West African CFA Franc (XOF)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT +1
Current time: 08:16pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 227
Region: Africa
Language: French
Useful Travel Phrases in: French

Climate ():

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website:
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C

Type F

Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • W National Park of Niger
  • Tenere Desert

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)