Togou

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Togou
Commune and village
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Togou
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 13°35′30″N5°59′55″W / 13.59167°N 5.99861°W / 13.59167; -5.99861 Coordinates: 13°35′30″N5°59′55″W / 13.59167°N 5.99861°W / 13.59167; -5.99861
CountryFlag of Mali.svg  Mali
Region Ségou Region
Cercle Ségou Cercle
Area
[1]
  Total147 km2 (57 sq mi)
Population
 (2009 census) [2]
  Total8,987
  Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

Togou is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Ségou in the Ségou Region of southern-central Mali. The commune contains 10 villages in an area of approximate 147 square kilometers. [3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 8,987. [2] The village of Togou, the chef-lieu of the commune, is 35 km northeast of Ségou.

Communes of Mali

A Commune is the third level administrative unit in Mali. Mali is divided into eight regions and one capital district (Bamako). These subdivisions bear the name of their principal city. The regions are divided into 49 Cercles. The Cercles and the district are divided into 703 Communes, with 36 Urban Communes and 667 Rural Communes, while some larger Cercles still contain Arrondissements above the Commune level, these are organisational areas with no independent power or office. Rural Communes are subdivided in Villages, while Urban Communes are subdivided into Quartier. Communes usually bear the name of their principal town. The capital, Bamako, consists of six Urban Communes. There were initially 701 communes until the Law No. 01-043 of 7 June 2001 created two new Rural Communes in the desert region in the north east of the country: Alata, Ménaka Cercle in the Gao Region and Intadjedite, Tin-Essako Cercle in the Kidal Region.

Ségou Cercle Cercle in Ségou Region, Mali

Ségou Cercle is an administrative subdivision of the Ségou Region of Mali. The administrative center (chef-lieu) is the town of Ségou.

Ségou Region Region in Mali

Ségou Region is an administrative region in Mali, situated in the centre of the country with an area of 64,821 km2. The region is bordered by Sikasso Region on the south, Tombouctou and Mopti on the east, Burkina Faso to the southeast and the Koulikoro Region to the west. In 2009 it had 2,336,255 inhabitants, making it the second most populous region of Mali. Its administrative capital is the town of Ségou.

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References

  1. 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, République du Mali)
  2. 1 2 Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Ségou) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique.
  3. Communes de la Région de Ségou (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-19.