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
RegionTillabéri Region
DepartmentTillaberi Department
Elevation
296 m (971 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total32,958

Ayourou (or Ayorou or Ayerou) is a town and rural commune in the Tillabéri Region, in western Niger.[1] 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.

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  1. ^ Loi n° 2002-014 du 11 JUIN 2002 portant création des communes et fixant le nom de leurs chefs-lieux. Includes list of 213 communes rurales and seats, 52 Communes urbaines and seats

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