Niger, officially known as the Republic of Niger is a landlocked country located in West Africa. It is bordered by Libya on the northeast, Chad on the east, Nigeria on the south, Benin and Burkina Faso on the southwest, Mali on the west, and Algeria on the northwest. Niamey is the capital and the largest city of Niger. The other major cities and towns in Niger are Agadez, Arlit, Birni Ngaoure, Dosso, Gaya, Tahoua, Tessaoua, Zinder, Maradi, Madaoua, Tera, Tibiri, Kollo, Say, Mirra, Matameye, Dosso, Diffa, Dakoro, Goure, Illela, etc.
The official language of the country of Niger is French. The other spoken languages in Niger are Arabic, Buduma, Fulfulde, Gourmanchema, Hausa, Kanuri, Zarma, Songhai, Tamasheq, Tasawaq, Tebu, etc. Niger is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like New Year’s Day, Easter, Concord Day, Labour Day, Nigerien Independence Day, Nigerien Republic Day, Cure Salee, Eid al Fitr, Tabaski, Christmas Day, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in Niger is Niger Poste. The postal service in Niger was introduced in 2001 and the name Niger Guard Mail was adopted in 2007. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Niger got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Niger has a total land area of 12,67,000 km2, which comes to around a total of 4,89,000 mi2. The territory of Niger is divided into seven regions and one capital district. It was subdivided into 36 departments, 265 communes, 122 cantons and 81 groupements. The names of the regions are Agadez Region, Diffa Region, Dosso Region, Maradi Region, Tahoua Regions, Tillaberi Region, Zinder Region, and Niamey (Capital district). It was further subdivided into cities, towns, and villages.
Niger has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Niger has more than two lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
Niger contains more than 168 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Zuma Rock which is about 1,125 meters (3,691 feet). The other major mountains in Niger are Kango Hill, Tsaunin Kwaiki, Tsaunin Magundi, Kolafe Hills, Laguna Hills, Tsaunin Kufayi, Tsaunin Magari, Bakuchi Hills, Dagam Hill, etc.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes.
Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery.
The official name of the postal service in Niger is Niger Poste.
The postal service in Niger was introduced in 2001 and the name Niger Guard Mail was adopted in 2007. The territory of Niger is divided into seven regions and one capital district. It was subdivided into 36 departments, 265 communes, 122 cantons and 81 groupements