About Niamey


Let's have a look around into background of Niamey
  • Country: Niger
  • Latitude: 13.5213888889
  • Longitude: 2.10527777778
  • Time zone: Africa/Niamey
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours

Weather in Niamey

  • Climate: The climate is hot semi-arid
  • Best Time to Visit: December to March

Location

Niamey  is the capital and largest city of the West African country Niger. Niamey lies on the Niger River, primarily situated on the east bank. It is an administrative, cultural and economic centre. Niamey's population (presumably the settlement) was counted as 978,029 as of the (2012 census final adjustment), however, its administrative area the Niamey Capital District, covering 670 km2, had 1,026,848 people (2012 census final adjustment).

Distance from Niamey center to Airport

Diori Hamani International Airport

Driving Distance: 7 miles / 11 kmc

Driving Time: 12 minutes

Languages: French/English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Diori Hamani International Airport
  • Road: Bus: Azawad Transport Voyageurs Niamey

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 500 francs
  • Housekeeper: 500 francs
  • Concierge: Between 500 francs

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 500 francs

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Kollo,
  • Dosso,
  • Ayorou

Emergency Contact Numbers in Niamey city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 18,17
  • Airport: Diori Hamani International Airport (+227 20 73 23 81)
  • Hospital:  Polyclinic Magori (+227 20 74 12 91)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Niamey.

  • Stade Général-Seyni-Kountché
  • Race Course
  • Gao Mamane Sani

Tourist Attractions

  • Gountou-Yena
  • Rond-Point Sixième
  • Grand Mosque of Niamey

Theatre & Concerts

  • Ex Cinema Soni
  • CanalOlympia Hippodrome
  • Canal Olympia

Visit Top Restaurants in Niamey

  • Cote Jardin
  • Namaste
  • La Cabane

Top Shopping Centers in Niamey

  • Talle Solaire, Niamey, Niger
  • Haddad Khalil Super Market
  • Niamey Grand Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum
  • Yantala Camping
  • Gountou-Yena

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pizza - Cote Jardin
  • Indian food - Namaste
  • Salad - La Cabane

Sports Club

  • Zenith Fitness Club - Gym
  • Tennis Club of Niamey - Tennis

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 900 Franc
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 240,000 Franc
  • Cheap meal: 3,848 Franc
  • Gasoline: 537 Franc
  • 3 course meal: 5,933 Franc
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