Sikasso Region

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Sikasso Region
Location within Mali
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
CapitalSikasso
Area
 • Total70,280 km2 (27,140 sq mi)
Population
(2009 census)[1]
 • Total2,625,919
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC±0 (UTC)

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. Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Sikasso) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original (PDF) on 19 September 2012 Unknown parameter |urldead= ignored (help).