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Dirkou

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Dirkou is a town in the Bilma Department, Agadez Region of north-eastern Niger. [1]

22 relations: Agadez Region, BBC News, Bilma, Bilma Department, Communes of Niger, Departments of Niger, Dirkou Airport, Fezzan, Institut National de la Statistique du Niger, Kanem–Bornu Empire, Kanuri people, Kaouar, Lake Chad, Libya, Niger, Regions of Niger, Sahara, Séguedine, Toubou people, Trans-Saharan trade, Tuareg people, West Africa Time.

Agadez Region

Agadez is an administrative Region in Niger.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bilma

Bilma is an oasis town and commune in north east Niger with a population of 4,016 people.

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Bilma Department

Bilma is a department of the Agadez Region in Niger.

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Communes of Niger

The Departments of Niger are subdivided into communes.

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Departments of Niger

The Regions of Niger are subdivided into 63 Departments (départements).

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Dirkou Airport

Dirkou Airport is an airport serving Dirkou, Niger.

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Fezzan

Fezzan (ⴼⴻⵣⵣⴰⵏ, Fezzan; فزان, Fizzān; Fizan; Phasania) or Phazania is the southwestern region of modern Libya.

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Institut National de la Statistique du Niger

The Institut National de la Statistique du Niger (INS-Niger) is a national institute of Niger, which is dedicated to collecting data in the country.

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Kanem–Bornu Empire

The Kanem–Bornu Empire was an empire that existed in modern Chad and Nigeria.

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Kanuri people

The Kanuri people (Kanouri, Kanowri, also Yerwa, Bare Bari and several subgroup names) are an African ethnic group living largely in the lands of the former Kanem and Bornu Empires in Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.

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Kaouar

The Kaouar, or Kaouar Cliffs (Falaise Kaouar, Kaouar-tal) is a north-south escarpment running some in north east Niger.

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Lake Chad

Lake Chad (French: Lac Tchad) is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, which has varied in size over the centuries.

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Libya

Libya (ليبيا), officially the State of Libya (دولة ليبيا), is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.

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Niger

Niger, also called the Niger officially the Republic of the Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa named after the Niger River.

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Regions of Niger

Niger is divided into seven regions (French: régions; singularrégion), each named after its capital.

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Sahara

The Sahara (الصحراء الكبرى,, 'the Great Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic.

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Séguedine

Séguédine is a town in central eastern Niger, lying at the far northern tip of the Kaouar escarpment, an inhabited oasis in the midst of the Sahara Desert.

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Toubou people

The Toubou, or Tubu (from Old Tebu, meaning "rock people"), are an ethnic group inhabiting northern Chad, southern Libya, northeastern Niger and northwestern Sudan.

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Trans-Saharan trade

Trans-Saharan trade requires travel across the Sahara (north and south) to reach sub-Saharan Africa from the North African coast, Europe, to the Levant.

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Tuareg people

The Tuareg people (also spelt Twareg or Touareg; endonym: Kel Tamasheq, Kel Tagelmust) are a large Berber ethnic confederation.

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West Africa Time

West Africa Time, or WAT, is a time zone used in west-central Africa; with countries west of Benin instead using Greenwich Mean Time (GMT; equivalent to UTC with no offset).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirkou

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