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Commune and town
Imourarene is located in Niger
Location in Niger
Coordinates: 18°8′3″N 7°21′51″E / 18.13417°N 7.36417°E / 18.13417; 7.36417Coordinates: 18°8′3″N 7°21′51″E / 18.13417°N 7.36417°E / 18.13417; 7.36417
Country  Niger
Region Agadez Region
Department Arlit Department
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Imourarene is a town and commune in the Arlit Department of the Agadez Region of northern-central Niger. It is the site of a uranium mining project involving French company Areva and SOPaMin (Société du Patrimoine des Mines du Niger on behalf of the government of Niger). The U3O8 ore grade at nearby SOMAIR is 14,000 tons at 0.3%, COMINAK is 29,000 t at 0.4% and Imouraren 120,000t at 0.15%.[1]