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Location of Tillabéri in Niger

Tillabéri (var. Tillabéry) is a town in northwest Niger. It is situated 120 km northwest of the capital Niamey on the River Niger.[1] It is an important market town and administrative center, it is capital of the department of Tillabéri and Tillabéri Region. The town had a population of over 16000 at the 2001 census. [2] The area was home to giraffe herds until the 1980s.


  1. ^ Tillaberi, Niger Page. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. 1996-2004
  2. ^ Niger: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population. World Gazetteer.
  • Decalo, Samuel (1997). Historical Dictionary of the Niger (3rd ed.). Boston & Folkestone: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-3136-8. 
  • Geels, Jolijn (2006). Niger. Chalfont St Peter, Bucks / Guilford, CT: Bradt UK / Globe Pequot Press. ISBN 978-1-84162-152-4. 

Coordinates: 14°13′N 1°27′E / 14.217°N 1.450°E / 14.217; 1.450