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Commune and village
Tarkint is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 17°21′36″N 0°09′00″E / 17.36000°N 0.15000°E / 17.36000; 0.15000Coordinates: 17°21′36″N 0°09′00″E / 17.36000°N 0.15000°E / 17.36000; 0.15000
Country  Mali
Region Gao Region
Cercle Bourem Cercle
 • Total 23,000 km2 (9,000 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 19,082
 • Density 0.83/km2 (2.1/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Tarkint is village and commune in the Cercle of Bourem in the Gao Region of south-eastern Mali. The village is 70 km (43 mi) northeast of Bourem and 123 km (76 mi) from Gao. The commune extends for 23,000 km2 and includes part of the Tilemsi Valley. In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 19,082.


  1. ^ Plan de Securite Alimentaire Commune de Tarkint 2005-2009 (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2005 .
  2. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Gao) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .