Filingue

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Filingue
Town
Filingue is located in Niger
Filingue
Filingue
Coordinates: 14°21′0″N 3°19′0″E / 14.35000°N 3.31667°E / 14.35000; 3.31667
Country  Niger
Region Tillabéri Region
Department Filingue Department
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Population (2001 Institut National de la Statistique du Niger)
 • Total 11,661
  Ethnic breakdown: 70% Hausa, 10% Djerma, 10% Tuareg, 5% Fulani, 5% originating from neighbouring countries.

Filingue is a town in southwestern Niger and is the capital city of Filingue Department. It is near to Niger's capital city Niamey.

Coordinates: 14°20′58″N 3°19′44″E / 14.349548°N 3.328857°E / 14.349548; 3.328857