Kayes Cercle

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Kayes
Cercle
Sahel forest near Kayes city
Sahel forest near Kayes city
Location of Kayes Cercle in Mali
Location of Kayes Cercle in Mali
Country  Mali
Region Kayes Region
Capital Kayes
Area[1]
 • Total 22,190 km2 (8,570 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 513,362
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Kayes Cercle is an administrative subdivision of the Kayes Region of Mali. Its seat is the city of Kayes, which is also the capital of its Region and its largest city. The Cercle is further divided into Communes. The city of Kayes is subdivided into Urban Communes and Wards (French: Quartiers). Kayes Cercle's population in 2009 was 513,362.[2]

Communes[edit]

Commune Capital[3] Population (2009)[2]
Kayes Kayes 127,368
Bangassi Bangassi 15,191
Colimbiné Kabaté 12,101
Diamou Diamou 13,793
Djélébou Aourou 24,674
Faleme Diboli 10,112
Fegui Fegui 5,494
Gory Gopela Gory Gopela 7,712
Goumera Goumera 2,770
Guidimakan Keri Kafo Gakoura 13,647
Hawa Dembaya Médine 8,512
Karakoro Teichibe 14,813
Kéméné Tambo Ambidédi 21,040
Khouloum Khouloum 13,594
Kouniakary Kouniakary 8,135
Koussané Koussané 23,048
Liberté Dembaya Diala Banlieue 13,074
Logo Kakoulou 13,873
Marena Diombougou Marena Diombougou 14,905
Marintoumania Marintoumania 6,927
Sadiola Sadiola 39,305
Sahel Bafarara 11,630
Samé Diomgoma Samé 12,820
Segala Segala 30,305
Sero Diamanou Sero 23,281
Somankidi Somankidi 6,622
Sony Lany Tounka 11,125
Tafacirga Tafacirga 7,491

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plan de Securité Alimentaire du Cercle de Kayes 2007-2011 (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2007 .
  2. ^ a b c Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Kayes) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Kayes (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali .

Coordinates: 14°30′N 11°30′W / 14.500°N 11.500°W / 14.500; -11.500