Kara Region

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Kara Region
Kara Region
Country Togo
 • Total11,738 km2 (4,532 sq mi)
 (2010 census)
 • Total769,940
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.463[1]
low · 5th
Prefectures of Kara
Kara Region

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 (further north) and Donga (further south) Departments of Benin.

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  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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