Taka Lafia
in Maradi, Niger

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.846 and 7.724 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 50' 46" and E 7° 43' 27"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
French, Hausa, Kanuri
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:43 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Niamey
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:16 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.793 and -172.254 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Niger in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Niger.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Niger. Last Update: 2019-08-22 07:24:04

Explore Taka Lafia

Taka Lafia in Maradi is located in Niger about 378 mi (or 608 km) east of Niamey, the country's capital.

Local time in Taka Lafia is now 01:43 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Niamey with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 7 airports in the wider vicinity of Taka Lafia. The closest airport in Niger is Maradi Airport in a distance of 47 mi (or 75 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mayahi, Tessaoua, Aguie, Maradi and Kaita. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 15%
Air Humidity 52%
Air Pressure 1010.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

28°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

24°C (75 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

26°C (80 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Mayahi (var. Mayaki) is a town located in the Maradi Region of Niger. It is the seat of Mayahi Department and a Commune about 45km from Tessaoua. In the mid 1990s it had a population of 2,200. The name "Mayaki" is also a rulers' title among the Sudié and Maouri: local subgroups of the Hausa people.

Located at 13.95, 7.66667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Niger, Populated places in Niger


Kanan-Bakache is a village and rural commune in Niger.

Located at 13.8644, 7.82694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Niger, Communes of Niger

Sarkin Haoussa

Sarkin Haoussa is a village and rural commune in Niger.

Located at 13.8417, 7.59222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Niger, Communes of Niger

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Taka Lafia.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Takalafya, Taka Lafiya, Taka Lafia