Mainé-Soroa

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Maïné-Soroa
Maïné-Soroa is located in Niger
Maïné-Soroa
Maïné-Soroa
Coordinates: 13°31′04″N 12°01′36″E / 13.51778°N 12.02667°E / 13.51778; 12.02667Coordinates: 13°31′04″N 12°01′36″E / 13.51778°N 12.02667°E / 13.51778; 12.02667
Country Niger
RegionDiffa Region
DepartmentMaïné-Soroa
Elevation
287 m (944 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total94,074

Mainé-Soroa (Maine-Soroa, Maïné-Soroa) is a town in southeastern Niger, the capital of the Mainé-Soroa Department, and is in turn part of Diffa Region. Population 10,176 (2001).

Economy[edit]

Situated in an agropastoral zone, most of Mainé-Soroa's population survive by farming and stockraising. As much of the sahel region Niger, Mainé-Soroa farmers work under the threat of desertification.

The town is also known as the birthplace of the former President of Niger, Tanja Mamadou.

Transport[edit]

Airport[edit]

The town has an airport, international code DRZM, with an unpaved 3900 ft/1189m runway.[1]

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