Maradi

Maradi

(märädē`), town (1988 pop. 112,965), S Niger, near the border with Nigeria. It is the administrative and commercial center for an agricultural region that specializes in peanut growing and goat raising. A major road connects Maradi with KanoKano
, city (1991 est. pop. 595,000), N Nigeria. It is the trade and shipping center for an agricultural region where cotton, cattle, and about half of Nigeria's peanuts are raised.
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, Nigeria. The town has a technical college and a center for research on poultry and goat breeding.

Maradi

 

a town in Niger, on the Gada River (Niger basin), and the administrative center of the department of Maradi. Population, 27,000 (1969). Maradi is a highway junction. It is the trade center of an agricultural region in which there is live-stock breeding and peanuts, cassava, and cereals are grown. Peanut butter is produced in the town, and there are cottonginning and leather plants.

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According to the president, negotiations are also advanced for the construction of other railway lines, 'first from Kano to Maradi in the Niger Republic, passing through Kazaure, Daura, Katsina, Jibia to Maradi.
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