Location of Nara Cercle in Mali
|Admin HQ (Chef-lieu)||Nara|
|• Total||30,000 km2 (10,000 sq mi)|
|Population (2009 census)|
|• Density||8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
Nara Cercle is an administrative subdivision of the Koulikoro Region of Mali. Its seat is the town of Nara, which is also the capital of its Region and its largest town. The cercle is divided into communes, and below this, Quarters/Villages.
Nara Cercle is the northernmost area of Koulikoro Region, and abuts the desert regions of Mauritania to the north. It covers some 30,000 km2, and is home to Bambara and Sarakole peoples, as well as semi-nomadic Maure and Fula peoples, engaged in farming and livestock raising.
Nara Cercle is divided into eleven commune:
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