Matameye Department

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Matameye Department location in the region
Matameye Department location in the region
Country  Niger
Region Zinder
Population (2011)
 • Total 345,637
Time zone GMT 1 (UTC+1)

Matameye is a department of the Zinder Region in Niger. Its capital lies at the city of Matameye. The chief town lies 72 km from Magaria. It also includes the town of Kantché.[1]As of 2011, the department had a total population of 345,637 people.[2]


  1. ^ Decalo, Samuel (1997). Historical Dictionary of the Niger (3rd ed.). Boston & Folkestone: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-3136-8. :210-211
  2. ^ "Annuaires_Statistiques" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 

Coordinates: 13°32′21″N 8°27′46″E / 13.53917°N 8.46278°E / 13.53917; 8.46278