Banibangou

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Banibangou
Country Niger
RegionTillabéri
DepartmentOuallam
Elevation
774 ft (236 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total53,395
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Banibangou is rural commune in Niger. Its capital is Banibangou.[1] It was the site of attacks on Fula[2] pastoralists by Zarma people in December 2008, resulting in the rustling of over 20,000 cattle and the deaths of approximately 235 Fulas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loi n° 2002-014 du 11 JUIN 2002 portant création des communes et fixant le nom de leurs chefs-lieux[permanent dead link]. Includes list of 213 communes rurales and seats, 52 Communes urbaines and seats
  2. ^ In French: Peul; in Fula: Fulɓe.

Coordinates: 15°02′30″N 2°42′13″E / 15.04167°N 2.70361°E / 15.04167; 2.70361