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Bilma is an oasis town, which is placed in the north eastern regions of Niger. The Kaouar cliffs protect Bilma from becoming a desert dune and it is also the largest town in the Kaouar escarpment. Bilma is mostly famous because of its salt manufacturing segment and its beautiful gardens and the date cultivation. Bilma in Niger is also the last one on the Saharan caravan routes.

The total number of people inhabiting the region of Bilma at Niger is equal to 1600 among who are mostly Kanauri people with smaller tribes of Tuareg, Toubou and Hausa. Bilma is considered to be the administrative seat of the Bilma Arondissement, which covers around 260000 square miles of area in the northern Niger.

Bilma of Niger is famous for producing large amount of natron salt pans, which is sold in return for the livestock usage throughout the western African regions. Tourism industry which is based out of Air Mountains and Agadez is slowly but steadily growing in the region.

Under the authoritarian rule of the Seyni Kountche in Bilma at Niger, most of the disgraced officials took shelter in the city due to its secluded geographical structure. Among them were important political figures like the present president of the PNA-AL, Sanoussi Tambari Djakou.

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