Tanout Department

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Tanout
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Tanout Department location in the region
Country Flag of Niger.svg Niger
Region Zinder Region
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Total475,125
Time zone UTC+1 (GMT 1)

Tanout is a department of the Zinder Region in Niger. [2] Its administrative seat is the city of Tanout. As of 2011, the department had a total population of 475,125 people. [3]

On 15 April 2010, the Council of Ministers announced that Amadou Seybou Dioffo, a retired Captain from the Niger Armed Forces, had been appointed prefect of the department. [4]

Municipalities

Tanout Department is divided into six municipalities, listed with population as of 2011 census: [1]

Notes

  1. 1 2 "Annuaire Statistique du Niger 2006 - 2010: Population" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique du Niger. 2011. pp. 61–70, page 69.
  2. Arrondissement de Tânout (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. "Annuaires_Statistiques" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique . Retrieved 2 May 2013.
  4. "Conseil des ministres du Niger du 15 avril 2010". Temoust. 16 April 2010. Archived from the original on 19 April 2010.

Coordinates: 14°45′N8°20′E / 14.750°N 8.333°E / 14.750; 8.333


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