Health

Emergency telephone numbers
Vaccines

Compulsory vaccination: yellow fever
Recommended vaccinations: hepatitis B, typhoid fever, meningitis

Health risks

Malaria, cholera, HIV prevalence

Quality of public medical facilities
Poor
Tap water
Do not drink

Practical information

Capital
Niamey
Major towns and cities
Zinder, Maradi, Agadez, Tahoua, Arlit, Dosso, Birni-N'konni, Tessaoua
Official languages
French
GDP
USD 6.5 billion
Population
17,1 million
Area
1,267,000 km²
Currency
Time zone
UTC+1
Country code
+227 +area code +number of the person you are calling
International airport

Niamey (NIM)

Tourism & local way of life

Public holidays

December 18: Republic day
August 3: Independance and tree day

Climate
Hot and dry, tropical climate in the south
Best time to visit
From December to February
Best places to visit

Agadès
W national park
Zinder
Ténéré desert
Aïr Mountains

Partenaires

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