Tchirozerine

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Tchirozerine
Commune and town
Tchirozerine is located in Niger
Tchirozerine
Tchirozerine
Location in Niger
Coordinates: 17°06′19″N 7°49′41″E / 17.1054°N 7.8281°E / 17.1054; 7.8281Coordinates: 17°06′19″N 7°49′41″E / 17.1054°N 7.8281°E / 17.1054; 7.8281
Country  Niger
Region Agadez Region
Department Tchirozerine Department
Elevation 1,670 ft (510 m)
Population (2011)
 • Total 67,876
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Tchirozerine is a town and urban commune in Niger.[1] As of 2011, the commune had a total population of 67,876 people.[2]

Economy[edit]

Nearby Tchirozerine is the Anou Araren mining area. The state company SONICHAR, established in 1975, has produced coal in an open pit mine since 1980. The production, 246,558 tonnes in 2010, is almost entirely used on site in a power plant, operated by the same company, to power the uranium processing plants of Arlit and Akokan and for the main cities of the Agadez region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loi n° 2002-014 du 11 JUIN 2002 portant création des communes et fixant le nom de leurs chefs-lieux. Includes list of 213 communes rurales and seats, 52 Communes urbaines and seats
  2. ^ "Annuaires_Statistiques" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique. Retrieved 2 May 2013.