Yélimané Cercle

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Yélimané
Cercle
Location of Yélimané Cercle in Mali
Location of Yélimané Cercle in Mali
Country  Mali
Region Kayes Region
Admin HQ (Chef-lieu) Yélimané
Area
 • Total 5,700 km2 (2,200 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[1]
 • Total 178,442
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Yélimané Cercle is an administrative subdivision of the Kayes Region of Mali. Its administrative centre (chef-lieu) is the town of Yélimané. In the 2009 census the population of the cercle was 178,442.

Yélimané Cercle is a major center of gold mining.

The cercle is subdivided into 12 communes:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Kayes) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original (PDF) on September 19, 2012 .
  2. ^ Communes de la Région de Kayes (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali .

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Coordinates: 15°05′N 10°35′W / 15.083°N 10.583°W / 15.083; -10.583