Tonka, Tombouctou Region

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Tonka
Commune and town
Tonka is located in Mali
Tonka
Tonka
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 16°08′02″N 3°44′55″W / 16.13389°N 3.74861°W / 16.13389; -3.74861Coordinates: 16°08′02″N 3°44′55″W / 16.13389°N 3.74861°W / 16.13389; -3.74861
Country Mali
RegionTombouctou Region
CercleGoundam Cercle
Area
 • Total1,023 km2 (395 sq mi)
Population
 (2009 census)[2]
 • Total53,438
 • Density52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Tonka is a town and commune of the Cercle of Goudam in the Tombouctou Region of Mali. The commune includes around 22 settlements. The commune lies to the north of the Niger River and includes Lake Oro, a seasonal lake that fills with water during the annual flood of the Niger River.

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  1. ^ Schéma Directeur de Lutte Contre l’Ensablement dans le Nord du Mali (6ème et 7ème Régions): Monographie de la Commune de Tonka (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’Environnement et de l’Assainissement, République du Mali, 2004, archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-22.
  2. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Tombouctou) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique.

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