Koulogon Habbé

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Koulogon Habbé
Commune and town
Koulogon Habbé is located in Mali
Koulogon Habbé
Koulogon Habbé
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 14°38′N 3°14′W / 14.633°N 3.233°W / 14.633; -3.233Coordinates: 14°38′N 3°14′W / 14.633°N 3.233°W / 14.633; -3.233
Country  Mali
Region Mopti Region
Cercle Bankass Cercle
Population (2004)
 • Total 9,890
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Koulogon Habé or Koulogon Habbé is a small town and commune in the Cercle of Bankass in the Mopti Region of Mali. In 1998 the commune had a population of 9,189 and grew to 9,890 in 2004.[1]

The municipality was created by Law No. 96-059 of 4 November 1996. The 9 villages in the commune are mainly populated by the Dogon and Fulani peoples.

Geograph[edit]

Located in the plain of Seno, the soils are sandy. Apart from some seasonal ponds during the rainy season, there is no perennial surface water and groundwater. The water at depth is barely exploited.

Sparse natural vegetation is composed by a few species such as balanza, plum tree, kapok tree, shea butter, tamarind, baobab, neem and acacia etc. In terms of wildlife, there are hares, squirrels, reptiles, partridges, hawks, storks, crows,etc.

Economy[edit]

Koulogon is located in the area called the Séno which, with a rainfall of 500 mm per year is conducive to the cultivation of millet. A portion of the crop is sold to merchants from Mopti and Burkinabe neighbours. Other crops are also present including groundnuts, cowpeas, sesame etc.). Due to soil depletion and declining rainfall, yields are declining.

Cattle is also an important industry in this commune, sheep, goats, donkeys, horses, pigs and poultry ad common.

Education[edit]

The municipality has two community schools (at Koulogon and Soguina), three medersas (at Koulogon, Soguina and Anamoïla) and three literacy centers (at Soguina, Koulogon and Anamoïla).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Previsions de desserte des communes pour la periode de 2001-2005". Mali Reforme Telecom. Retrieved February 23, 2009.