Sikasso Region

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Sikasso Region
Region
Location within Mali
Coordinates: 11°11′59″N 7°5′49″W / 11.19972°N 7.09694°W / 11.19972; -7.09694Coordinates: 11°11′59″N 7°5′49″W / 11.19972°N 7.09694°W / 11.19972; -7.09694
Country  Mali
Capital Sikasso
Area
 • Total 70,280 km2 (27,140 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[1]
 • Total 2,625,919
 • Density 37.3637/km2 (96.771/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC±0)


The Sikasso Region is a region in Mali. Sikasso is the capital of the region. It is the second largest city in Mali. Because of people fleeing the violence in Côte d'Ivoire the city is growing quickly.

Other important towns are Bougouni and Koutiala.

References[change | change source]

  1. (in French) Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Sikasso), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original on 19 September 2012, http://www.webcitation.org/6AnYveESp.