Birni N Konni
in Tahoua, Niger

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.796 and 5.250 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 47' 45" and E 5° 15' 0"
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: 12:54 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Niamey
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:12 am and 7:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-13.342 and -176.187 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Niger in Western Africa

Safety Score: 4,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Niger.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Niger. Last Update: 2024-06-20 08:14:34

Discover Birni N Konni

Birni N Konni in Tahoua with it's 48,103 citizens is a city in Niger about 212 mi (or 341 km) east of Niamey, the country's capital city.

Local time in Birni N Konni is now 12:54 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Niamey with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 5 airports in the vicinity of Birni N Konni. The closest is airport we know is Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport in Nigeria in a distance of 61 mi (or 98 km). The closest airport in Niger is Tahoua Airport in a distance of 75 mi (or 98 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Illela, Gada, Gwadabawa, Wurno and Goronyo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 96 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 38°C / 100 °F
Night Temperature 33°C / 92 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 33%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 71% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 21st of June 2024

34°C (93 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 22nd of June 2024

37°C (98 °F)
35°C (96 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

35°C (96 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, fresh breeze, overcast 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.


Birni-N'Konni (also Birnin-Konni or shortened to Konni/Bkonni) is a town in Niger, lying on the border of Nigeria and the Kori River. It is an important market town and transport hub and the 2001 census had a population of 44,663. The town is the historic center of the small pre-colonial Hausa state of Konni. The name is Hausa language for "Walled Town of Konni", and many Hausa towns designate the old citadel neighborhood the "Birni".

Located at 13.7833, 5.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Niger, Populated places in Niger

Bkonni Department

Bkonni is a department of the Tahoua Region in Niger. Its capital lies at the city of Birni-N'Konni.

Located at 13.7897, 5.24917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Niger, Tahoua Region

A1 highway (Nigeria)

The A1 highway is a highway in Nigeria. It connects Lagos in the south to the border with the Republic of Niger in the north of the country, connecting with the N1 highway of Niger at Birnin Konni. The A1 constitutes the Nigerian section of the Trans-Sahara Highway from Algiers, and is the westernmost of the four main south-north highways of the country (named A1 to A4).

Located at 13.7854, 5.25767 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roads in Nigeria, Niger–Nigeria border crossings

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Konni, Birnin Koni, Birni-Koni, Birni n’Kenni, Birni N Konni, Birnin Konni, Бирнин-Конни