Nara, Mali

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Commune and town
Nara is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 15°10′5″N 7°17′15″W / 15.16806°N 7.28750°W / 15.16806; -7.28750Coordinates: 15°10′5″N 7°17′15″W / 15.16806°N 7.28750°W / 15.16806; -7.28750
Country Mali
RegionKoulikoro Region
CercleNara Cercle
 • Total1,300 km2 (500 sq mi)
 (2009 census)[1]
 • Total19,793
 • Density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Nara is a town and rural commune in the Koulikoro Region of southwestern Mali. The town is the administrative center of the Nara Cercle. It is 37 km south of the Mauritanian border and 292 km north-northeast of the Malian capital, Bamako. The rural commune covers an area of 1300 square kilometers and includes the town and 16 surrounding villages.[3] In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 19,793.[1]


  1. ^ a b Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Koulikoro) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique.
  2. ^ Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. (Originally from the Direction Nationale des Collectivités Territoriales, République du Mali)
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Koulikoro (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-09.

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