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Introducing Niamey


The city lies on the east side of Niger River and it is political, cultural, commercial and economic center of the country. Although the country gained its independence from France in 1960, the impacts of France can still be experienced. The city is has an equatorial climate and we suggest you to visit the city between December and February when the weather is generally dry and warm. It would be useful to add that thunder squalls between June and October may hinder daily life.

Niamey is known for:


Nature and Wildlife Forest History and Art

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Dosso (140 km)
Gaya (287 km)
Tillabery (115 km)
CURRENCY
CFA Franc BCEAO (XOF)

COUNTRY CODE
+227

ELECTRIC POWER
C,D,E,F

TIME ZONE
GMT +1

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€2.09

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
€16.97

Average Temperature

Niamey airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can get from Niamey Airport to the city center using the public transport service that runs up until 22:00. It costs 125 Central African CFA francs to get to the city center on public transport.

Average time from airport: 12 minutes

Distance from airport: 8 km

TAXI:

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for public transport, you can get to the city center using the 24 hour taxi service that runs from the airport. The average cost of a taxi from the airport to the city center is 5,000 CFA francs from 22:00 to 06:00 and 800 CFA francs from 06:00 to 22:00.

Average taxi price: 5,000 CFA francs

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