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Niamey Destination Guide

Explore Niamey in Niger.

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Niamey in the region of Niamey with it's 774,235 inhabitants is a town in Niger and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Niamey is now 02:11 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Niamey" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sokoto, Ouagadougou, Fada N'gourma, Dapaong, Yantala or Niameycommune v. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Koado, Tafa Kouara, Serkire Peul, Saga Gourma, Saguia and Kossey. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Smooth take-off from Niamey 1

03:05 min ( October 31, 2009 by kurtstubin)
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Smooth take-off from Niamey, Niger, with Air France flight to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, crossing the mighty Niger River

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Interesting facts about this location

Kennedy Bridge (Niamey)

The Kennedy Bridge is the main crossing for the Niger River in Niamey, Niger. It was built in 1970, and named for United States President John F. Kennedy. Its construction enabled Niamey to expand onto the right bank of the river to the west. On 9 February 1990, a confrontation between students of the University of Niamey and police on the bridge left 20 civilians dead, and hastened the end of the military regime led by General Ali Saibou.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.51, 2.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bridges completed in 1970, Bridges in Niger, Buildings and structures in Niamey, Crossings of the Niger River, John F. Kennedy

Sahel Academy

Sahel Academy is a school in Niamey, Niger and occupies an 8.5-acre site along the Niger River. It educates the children of missionaries and english speeking people of Niamey. Currently during the 2012-2013 school year, Sahel Academy has 200 students in grades K-12 representing 14 countries and a staff of 40 from 4 different nations. The school continues to grow and is now accredited by ACSI and provides one of the best educations in the country.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.51, 2.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Niamey, Schools in Niger

Abdou Moumouni University

Abdou Moumouni University (fr. Université Abdou Moumouni de Niamey, UAM) -- formerly University of Niamey from 1974-1994—is the only public university in Niger and is thus directly controlled by the Ministry of Education. Located on the right bank of the Niger River in Niamey, its students and faculty have historically been involved in protest movements in the capital.

More reading: Abdou Moumouni University homepage
Located at 13.51, 2.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Abdou Moumouni University, Educational institutions established in 1971, Niamey, Universities in Niger

Stade Général Seyni Kountché

Stade Général Seyni Kountché (SGSK), is a multi-purpose stadium in Niamey, Niger. Used for football matches, it is home to the Niger National squad, as well as Niger Premier League clubs Sahel SC, Olympic FC de Niamey, Zumunta AC and JS du Ténéré, as well as club competitions such as the Niger Cup. The stadium hosts both international athletics tournaments, and the finals of national athletics competitions. The stadium has an announced capacity of 35,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.51, 2.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Niamey, Football venues in Niger, Indoor arenas in Niger, Multi-purpose stadiums in Niger, National stadiums, Sport in Niamey, Track and field venues in Niger

Niamey Grand Mosque

The Grande Mosquée is an Islamic mosque in Niamey, Niger. The largest mosque in the city, it is located along Islam Avenue. Funded with money from Libya, the mosque features a minaret with 171 steps from top to bottom.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.51, 2.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Niamey, Mosques in Niger