Niger travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules


Niger is part of Africa with main city at Niamey. Its Least Developed country with a population of 21M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French. the Republic of the Niger is the formal name of Niger It is adviced to Do not travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~20.34 °C   🌧 ~0.01 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 21M people


⚠️ Travel advice

Do not travel

We've reviewed our travel advice for Niger with new information in Where to get help. We haven't changed the level – do not travel to Niger overall. Reconsider your need to travel to the capital, Niamey. Reconsider your need to travel to Niamey.

issued date: January 9, 2019


🔌 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


💱 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 — your standard magnetic card will work fine.


📡 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.

📞 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 .


🆘 Emergency





Fire department


Last updated: December 5, 2019