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Gao Region
Location within Mali
Location within Mali

Coordinates: 17°5′55″N 0°21′5″E / 17.09861°N 0.35139°E / 17.09861; 0.35139Coordinates: 17°5′55″N 0°21′5″E / 17.09861°N 0.35139°E / 17.09861; 0.35139{{#coordinates:17|5|55|N|0|21|5|E|type:adm1st_region:ML_source:nlwiki |primary |name=

Country  Mali
Capital Gao
 • Total 170,572 km2 (65,858 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[1]
 • Total 544,120
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC±0)

The Gao Region is located in eastern Mali. The region's capital city is Gao. Gao Region is bordered to the south and east by Niger, to the north by Kidal Region, and to the west by Tombouctou Region. Common ethnicities in the Gao Region include the Songhai, Bozo, Tuareg, Bambara, and Kounta. Its cities include Gao, Bourem, and Bamba.

Administrative subdivisions

Gao Region cercles

See also


  1. Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Gao), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique 

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