Ayourou

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Ayourou
Ayourou is located in Niger
Ayourou
Ayourou
Location in Niger
Coordinates: 14°44′N 0°55′E / 14.733°N 0.917°E / 14.733; 0.917
Country  Niger
Region Tillabéri Region
Department Tillaberi Department

Ayourou (or Ayorou) is a town in Tillabéri Region, in western Niger. It is situated 208 km northwest of the capital Niamey near the Malian border. The old town stands on an eponymous island in the River Niger. It is known for its animal market and for wildlife including hippopotamuses and birds.

Coordinates: 14°44′06″N 0°55′12″E / 14.735°N 0.92°E / 14.735; 0.92

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