Birni-N'Konni Department location in the region
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Birni-N'Konni (sometimes shortened as Bkonni) is a department of the Tahoua Region in Niger. Its capital lies at the city of Birni-N'Konni. As of 2011, the department had a total population of 504,783 people.
Transport in Niger is composed of the transportation systems and methods used in this landlocked nation, with cities separated by huge uninhabited deserts, mountain ranges, and other natural features. A poor nation, Niger's transport system was little developed during the colonial period (1899–1960), relying upon animal transport, human transport, and limited river transport in the far south west and south east. No railways were constructed in the colonial period, and roads outside the capital remained unpaved. The Niger River is unsuitable for large-scale river transport, as it lacks depth for most of the year and is broken by rapids at many spots. Camel caravan transport was historically important in the Sahara desert and Sahel regions which cover most of the north.
Birni-N'Konni is a town in the Tahoua Region of Niger, lying immediately north of the border of Nigeria and west of seasonal Maggia River. It is an important market town and transport hub and as of the 2012 census had a population of 63,169. The town is the historic centre of the small pre-colonial Hausa state of Konni. The name comes from the Hausa for "Walled Town of Konni", and many Hausa towns designate the old citadel neighbourhood the "Birni".
Dosso is one of the eight Regions of Niger. The region has an area of 31,002 square kilometres (11,970 sq mi), with a population of 2,078,339 as of 2011.
Tahoua is one of eight Regions of Niger. The capital of the region is the commune of Tahoua. The region covers 106,677 km².
The Region of Maradi is one of seven Region of Niger. It is located in south-central Niger, east of the Region of Tahoua, west of Zinder, and north of the Nigerian city of Kano. The administrative centre is at Maradi. The population of the Region is predominantly Hausa.
Bouza is a town in southwestern Niger. A town of eight thousand, it is the administrative center of Bouza Department, part of Tahoua Region.
Dabnou is a town in southwestern Niger. It is near the city of Tahoua. It is located in the Department of Illela, in Tahoua region, municipality of Badaguichiri. It has two districts, Angoua Gabas and Angoua Yamma . The head of Angouas Gabas is Elhadji Gado Nahantchi. The head of Angouas Yamma is Mourtala Aboubacar Nabirni The population is about 13,000 people. Almost all them are Hausa people. There are some Fulani in the town. It has four primary schools, one college school and a health center. The population practice agriculture, livestock and trade. A market takes place every Saturday. The town is crossed by the highway RN2, which connects Birni N'Konni in Tahoua.
Niger is divided into seven regions, each named after its capital.
Boboye is a department of the Dosso Region in Niger. Its capital lies at the city of Birni N'Gaouré. As of 2011, the department had a total population of 372,904 people.
Bouza is a department of the Tahoua Region in Niger. Its capital lies at the city of Bouza, and also includes the town of Déoulé. As of 2011, the department had a total population of 386,093 people.
Konni may refer to:
Konni is a traditional Hausa state in what is today south central Maradi Region Niger and north Sokoto State Nigeria. It continues to exist as a ceremonial polity centered on the Nigerien city of Birni-N'Konni.
Logone-et-Chari is a department of Extreme-Nord Province in Cameroon. The department covers an area of 12,133 km2 and at the 2005 Census had a total population of 486,997. The capital of the department is at Kousseri.
Garhanga is a village and rural commune in Niger. It is located in the Keita Department of the Tahoua region. As of 2012, it has a population of 69,712.
Arrondissements are administrative units of Benin, after departments and communes. In turn they contain villages and may often have several quartiers or city districts/urban neighborhoods. There are currently 545 arrondissements.
Birni-Lafia or Birni Lafia is a town and arrondissement in the Alibori Department of northeastern Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Karimama. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 9,946.
Birni is a town and arrondissement in the Atakora Department of northwestern Benin near the border of Togo. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Kouandé. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 12,559.
Sabonga is a town of about 10,000 people in Birni-N'Konni Department, Tahoua Region, Niger.
The Niger–Nigeria border is 1,608 kilometres in length and runs from the tripoint with Benin in the west to the tripoint with Chad in the east.
This article lists events from the year 2020 in Niger.
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