The Plateau du Djado in north-eastern Niger covers an area of about 60'000 square kilometres. It reaches an altitude between 400 and 1'000 metres above sealevel. The region is famous for its gigantic sandstone sculptures, imposing peaks, the mysterious ruins of the ksours (fortified settlements) of Djado, Djaba and Dabassa.
The plateau and the fort of Djado were listed as Unesco Heritage site in the year 2006.
Basalt Cones of the Plateau du Djado.
The stamp was issued in the series "Culture du Niger".
Niger 2013, Plateau du Djado.