Facts and Data
Official Unesco Page
Le patrimoine naturel du Niger (Délégation du Niger auprès de l'UNESCO)(french only)
La Région du W du Niger (french only)
Unesco World heritage since: 1996
Size of heritage: 220,000 ha
The part of 'W' National Park that lies in Niger is situated in a transition zone between savannah and forest lands and represents important ecosystem characteristics of the West African Woodlands/Savannah Biogeographical Province. The site reflects the interaction between natural resources and humans since Neolithic times and illustrates the evolution of biodiversity in this zone.
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Small airport - 44 mi (71 km) Kantchari Airport
Small airport - 58 mi (94 km) Arly Airport
Small airport - 78 mi (127 km) Diori Hamani International Airport
Medium airport - 79 mi (128 km) Kandi Airport
Small airport - 93 mi (150 km) Pama Airport
Small airport - 135 mi (218 km) Fada N'gourma Airport
Small airport - 137 mi (221 km) Sebba Airport
Small airport - 145 mi (234 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Birnin Gaoure
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.
- Alambare Ouro Alifone
- La Tapoa
- Moli Gourmantche
- Moli Haoussa