Maine-Soroa


Maine-Soroa
Maïné-Soroa
Maïné-Soroa is located in Niger
Maïné-Soroa
Coordinates: 13°31′04″N 12°01′36″E / 13.51778°N 12.02667°E / 13.51778; 12.02667Coordinates: 13°31′04″N 12°01′36″E / 13.51778°N 12.02667°E / 13.51778; 12.02667
Country  Niger
Region Diffa Region
Department Maïné-Soroa
Commune of Maïné-Soroa
Elevation 287 m (944 ft)
Population (2001 census)
 - Total 10,176

Maine-Soroa (Mainé-Soroa, Maïné-Soroa) is a town in southeastern Niger, the capital of the Maine-soroa Department, and is in turn part of Diffa Region. Population 10,176 (2001).

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Economy

Situated in an agropastoral zone, most of Maine-Soroa's population survive by farming and stockraising. As much of the sahel region Niger, Maine-Soroa farmers work under the threat of desertification.

The town is also known as the birthplace of the President of Niger, Tanja Mamadou.

Transport

Airport

The town has an airport, international code DRZM, with an unpaved 3900ft/1189m runway. [1]

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