Kara Region

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Kara
Region
Kara, Region of Togo
Kara, Region of Togo
Country Togo
Capital Kara
Area
 • Total 11,738 km2 (4,532 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 769,940
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Prefectures of Kara

Kara is one of Togo's five regions. Kara is the regional capital.

Other major cities in the Kara region include Bafilo, Bassar, and Niamtougou.

Kara is divided into the prefectures of Assoli, Bassar, Bimah, Dankpen, Doufelgou, Kéran, and Kozah.

Kara is located north of Centrale Region and south of Savanes Region. To the west lies the Northern Region of Ghana, and to the east lie the Atakora (farther north) and Donga (farther south) Departments of Benin.

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Coordinates: 9°36′N 0°54′E / 9.600°N 0.900°E / 9.600; 0.900