|Departments of Niger||Tanout Department|
|Elevation||530 m (1,740 ft)|
Since 1987, the Eden Foundation, an NGO aiming at providing trees for "direct seeding" to households in the surroundings, has been active in the town.
In early 2008, Tanout was the subject of a raid by Tuareg pro-autonomy rebels, in which 11 people, including the mayor, were abducted.
Tanout Airport serves the town.
- Population figures from citypopulation.de, citing (2001) Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
- Tanout, Niger Page. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. 1996-2004.
- Tuareg rebels abduct town's mayor, BBC, 2008.
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