Departement de Niamey Travel Guide

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Niamey

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  • By bus from Niamey to Sokoto

    Niamey Transportation

    Sonef buscompany (just behind the stadium and the interior ministery) has a bus at 5.10 am to Birni-N'Konni (and in to Zinder), 6500 CFA, 5 to 6 hours, from the gare routiere, about 1 km from the Sonef terminal you have shared taxis to Sokoto, 2000 CFA or 600 Naira about 2 hours. At the border you can expect a lengthy interview (it was not...

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  • Burgeoning urban population

    Niamey Local Customs

    No one is sure how many people live in Niamey. A figure of around one million is probably about right. Many people from the bush come into town during the dry season to try to make some money before they head back to their villages for the planting season. There are many squatter villages and shanytowns both on the outskirts and right in the center...

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  • Bathing and doing laundry in the Niger...

    Niamey Local Customs

    All along the banks of the Niger, you will see people doing laundry, especially in Niamey. The River is also used for bathing, not so much within the city, but in the country it is common to see.

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Namaro

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    Ferry across the Niger

    by niamey00 Updated Apr 4, 2011

    There are two ways to get to Namaro from Niger. The shortest, in distance, is to cross the Kennedy Bridge (the only bridge across the Niger in Niger), continue in the direction of Burkina Faso, and then take a bone jarring dirt road to Namaro. The other way is to head north on the paved road towards Mali, and then take the ferry across the Niger, take the first left after you cross, and continue on this dirt road for a few kilometers. Either way is an adventure!

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