marche de Tahoua
postmarked in 1976 with a Republique De Niger Ostrich stamp
the sender writes:
Dear Mom and Dad,
Nigers atmosphere is much nicer and officials are friendly and helpful. Agades is hot and dusty and very tourist conscious. Much prefer to be in open country.
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Tahoua is a city in Niger with a population of 99,900 (2004). The city is primarily a market town for the surrounding agricultural area, and a meeting place for the Tuareg people from the north and the Fulani people from the south. Phosphates and gypsum are mined there as well.
Niger (Republique de Niger) stamp 1959
Protection de la faune (from the series, Wildlife Protection) 60 F