Borko, Mali

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Borko
Commune and village
Borko at sunrise
Borko at sunrise
Borko is located in Mali
Borko
Borko
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 14°57′0″N 3°21′14″W / 14.95000°N 3.35389°W / 14.95000; -3.35389Coordinates: 14°57′0″N 3°21′14″W / 14.95000°N 3.35389°W / 14.95000; -3.35389
Country  Mali
Region Mopti Region
Cercle Bandiagara Cercle
Population (2009 census)[1]
 • Total 5,798
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Borko is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Bandiagara of the Mopti Region of Mali. The village lies on the edge of the Dogon Plateau, 105 km northwest of Mopti and 73 km north-northwest of Bandiagara. In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 6,254. The village is set in a valley, and is only accessible by one entrance.

The unique farming style is visible in the lower left corner. The bridge was built by German engineers in 2007-2008 and now provides direct road access to Bandiagara.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Mopti) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .

External links[edit]