|Elevation||180 m (590 ft)|
Say is a town in southwest Niger, situated on the Niger River. It is the capital of the Say Department in the Tillabéri Region. The municipality has 12,000 inhabitants, and its economy is dominated by agriculture, herding and small trade.
The town houses the Islamic University of Niger (Université Islamique de Say), an institute of international scope, whose founding was decided following a meeting of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in 1974, but that actually opened only in 1986. It had, in 1996, 400 students that pay fees much lower than those of the University of Niamey. In Say there is also a forty-year-old College of Secondary Education (Collège d'enseignement secondaire), with nine teachers and 675 students.
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Say". Encyclopædia Britannica. 24 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 276.
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