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Albert Robley

"As I already connected with several British expats in Niger and neighbouring states before moving here, it made the transition easier. "

Myra Jennings

"The InterNations forums helped me finding the answers to all the questions I had in mind when I first came to Niamey. "

Our International Community of Expats in Niamey Welcomes You!

Salut and welcome to your InterNations Community of expats in Niamey, capital of Niger. Our unique network offers essential information in our exclusive articles, to give you an idea of what it might be like to live and work abroad. We aim to support expats and remove any obstacles you may face with our range of resources which answer your questions, such as: "what social rules should I be aware of?" and "are there any places expats are advised to avoid?". The answers to these questions may also be found in our forum where expats already living in Niamey are happy to share their knowledge and give help to newcomers. Join InterNations today and take advantage of all the benefits your account has to offer as you make your way to Niamey.

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Find More Information in Our Niamey Expat Guides

  • Moving to Niamey

    As the capital of Niger, Niamey is also the largest city in the country. Expats planning a move to Niamey will find that safe accommodation often comes at a price, but is at least not impossible to get. Read on for more info on the housing, visas, and more.
  • Living in Niamey

    Niamey is the capital of Niger in West Africa, and boasts a very diverse population of nearly one million people. As English is not widely used, expats are advised to learn some French before they come to Niamey. For more useful tips and information, check out this City Guide on life in Niamey!
  • Working in Niamey

    The agricultural and mining sectors are the basis of the local economy in Niamey. Additionally, there are many job opportunities in the finance sector and across business, particularly in connection with the uranium export. Read on for more info about working in Niamey, from the economy to jobs and taxes.

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Embark on a New Life in Niamey

As the capital of Niger, Niamey is the trade, administrative and economic center of the country. The major contributor to the economy is the mining and export of uranium, while internal markets are mainly agricultural or in the manufacture of bricks, ceramics, and food products. The city's learning institutions include the American International School and the Abdou Moumouni University. The National Museum of Niger is a great place to start learning about Niamey with a selection of cultural and historical information. There are also two national parks in which to explore the city's landscape and a herd of giraffe to visit. You will also soon discover the delights of the bustling Grande Marche marketplace, which sells a range of products, from foods to handicrafts.

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Meet Other Expats at InterNations Events in Niamey and Grow Your Network

Once you arrive in Niamey, you have an open invitation to meet our expats in person at local events, where a relaxed atmosphere helps members to make friends and have fun together. You may also want to join or even create your own InterNations Group for a fantastic way to start exploring the city and pursuing a hobby in the company of seasoned expats. From making your plans to forming lasting friendships, your InterNations account has all the tools you need to build a fulfilling new life in Niamey, so join today.

Albert Robley

"As I already connected with several British expats in Niger and neighbouring states before moving here, it made the transition easier. "

Myra Jennings

"The InterNations forums helped me finding the answers to all the questions I had in mind when I first came to Niamey. "

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