COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD : NIGER

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Travel Information Niger


AFRICA

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General Information

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  • CAPITAL Niamey
  • GOVERNMENT Military Government
  • CURRENCY Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
  • POPULATION 11,665,937 (July 2006 est.)
  • TOTAL AREA 1.267 million km2 (water 300 km2, land 1,266,700 km2)
  • LANGUAGES French (official), Hausa, Djerma
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Most popular cities in Niger

  • Niamey – Capital & commercial center, possibly the least crowded/hectic capital in West Africa
  • Agadez – A mecca of trade along trans-Saharan trade routes for over five centuries, home to a magnificent palace and several mosques and a gateway to the nearby Air Mountains
  • Ayorou – Along picturesque section of the River Niger with one of Niger’s best markets, and a starting point for river trips to Gaya
  • Diffa – Peul town between shifting sand dunes and disappearing swampland which serves as the gateway to SE Niger & Lake Chad
  • Dosso – has a small ethnic museum, colorful market and even more colorful chief’s palace
  • Maradi – Center of agriculture (especially peanuts), home to a colorful chief’s palace, and near seasonal rivers/floodplains which have caused interesting land formations to the south
  • Tahoua – Stop en route to Agadez
  • Zinder – The cultural capital of Niger, this Peul-Hausa city has perhaps the most colorful craft markets (pottery & tanning are local specialties) as well as a noteworthy regional museum and sultan’s palace

Sockets & Plugs

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Money

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Currency

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ATM’S

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Communication

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Internet

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Mobile phone

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Mobile phones

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Roaming

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Dial code

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Crime

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High crime rate

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Pickpocketing/theft

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Transport

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Road rules

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Speed limits

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Driving license

IDP is required

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required alongside your original license. IDP can be issued by your local automobile association before you leave home.

Rent a car

In order to rent a car:

  • you must be over 25
  • must hold a full license for at least a 1 year
  • almost always have a credit card (Visa & MasterCard are the best)

Alcohol, drugs & prostitution

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Alcohol

Legal

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Prostitution

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Drugs

Cannabis is illegal & criminalized

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Other

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Emergency numbers

  • Police 112
  • Ambulance 112
  • Fire department 112

Vaccinations

Vaccinations listed are recommended

The following vaccinations listed for this country are recommended for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

  • Typhoid fever
  • Hepatitis A
  • Yellow Fever

These apply only to select travelers or persons on work assignments.

  • Rabies
  • Hepatitis B

 

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