Tidermène

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Tidermène
Cercle and village
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Tidermène
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 16°35′37″N2°24′53″E / 16.59361°N 2.41472°E / 16.59361; 2.41472 Coordinates: 16°35′37″N2°24′53″E / 16.59361°N 2.41472°E / 16.59361; 2.41472
CountryFlag of Mali.svg  Mali
Region Ménaka
Population
 (2009 census) [1]
  Total5,816
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

Tidermène is a village and cercle in Ménaka Region of southeastern Mali. [2] In the 2009 census it had a population of 5,816. [1] Its area is approximately 29,000 square kilometers. [3] It was previously a commune in Ménaka Cercle but was promoted to the status of a cercle when Ménaka Region was implemented in 2016. From 2001 to 2016 the commune of Alata was separated from Tidermène. [4]

Cercles of Mali administrative territorial entity of Mali

A cercle is the second level administrative unit in Mali. Mali is divided into eight régions and one capital district (Bamako); the régions are subdivided into 49 cercles. These subdivisions bear the name of their principal city.

Ménaka Region Region in Mali

Ménaka is a region of Mali legislatively created in 2012 from the cercle of the same name previously part of Gao Region. Actual implementation of the region began on 19 January 2016 with the appointment of Daouda Maïga as the region's governor. Members of the region's transitional council were appointed on 14 October 2016. The region is divided into four cercles: Andéramboukane, Inékar, Tidermène, and Ménaka, the location of the capital, also called Ménaka.

Mali Republic in West Africa

Mali, officially the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi). The population of Mali is 18 million. 67% of its population was estimated to be under the age of 25 in 2017. Its capital is Bamako. The sovereign state of Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara Desert, while the country's southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Senegal rivers. The country's economy centers on agriculture and mining. Some of Mali's prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent, and salt.

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References

  1. 1 2 Resultats Recensement Général de la Population et de l’Habitat 2009 (Région de Gao) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique.
  2. "Première caravane de la paix dans la nouvelle région de Ménaka : la MINUSMA s'associe aux autorités régionales pour sa réussite" (in French). MINUSMA. 28 November 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  3. Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. commune_mali.zip (Originally from the Direction Nationale des Collectivités Territoriales, Mali)
  4. Schéma d'aménagement du territoire de Ménaka (in French), Adere Nord, République du Mali, 2008[ permanent dead link ].