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 Kano, Nigeria. The town has a technical college and a center for research on poultry and goat breeding.
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