Dosso Department

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Dosso
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Dosso Department location in the region
Country Flag of Niger.svg Niger
Region Dosso Region
Population
 (2011)
  Total488,509
Time zone UTC+1 (GMT 1)

Dosso is a department of the Dosso Region in Niger. Its capital lies at the city of Dosso. As of 2011, the department had a total population of 488,509 people. [1]

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References

  1. "Annuaires_Statistiques" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique . Retrieved 2 May 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 13°02′56″N3°11′37″E / 13.04889°N 3.19361°E / 13.04889; 3.19361