The Margouilla's Advice on Nightstopping in Niger




Capital: Niamey (DRRN/NIM)

Head of State: Chief of the Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democraty Salou DJIBO (since 18 February 2010)

Population: 15.3 millions (2009)

Major infectious diseases:

Degree of risk: very high
Food & waterborne diseases: bacterial & protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, typhoid fever
Vectorborne disease: malaria (level 3)
Water contact disease: schistosomiasis
Animal contact disease: rabies
Respiratory disease: meningococcal meningitis
HIV prevalence: 0.8% (2007 est.)

Major beers: Bière Niger ("Conjoncture"), Castel

Languages: French (official), Haoussa, Djerma

Religions: Muslim (80%)

Currency: West African CFA Franc (XAF) - 655 for a Euro (2010)

Telephone code: +(227)

Electrical plugs: French 220V


Main Airports

Niamey (DRRN/NIM)

Agades (DRZA/AJY)

Arlit (DRZL/RLT)

Diffa (DRZF/-)

Maradi (DRRM/MFQ)

Tahoua (DRRT/THZ)

Zinder (DRZR/ZND)


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