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Commune and town
M'Pessoba is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°39′50″N 5°43′0″W / 12.66389°N 5.71667°W / 12.66389; -5.71667Coordinates: 12°39′50″N 5°43′0″W / 12.66389°N 5.71667°W / 12.66389; -5.71667
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Koutiala Cercle
 • Total 490 km2 (190 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 36,297
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

M'Pessoba is a small town and commune in the Cercle of Koutiala in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 490 square kilometers and includes 19 settlements.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 36,297.[2] The town of M'Pessoba, the administrative centre (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 40 km northwest of Koutiala.


  1. ^ "Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali", United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs http://cod.humanitarianresponse.info/country-region/mali  Missing or empty |title= (help). commune_mali.zip (Originally from the Direction Nationale des Collectivités Territoriales, République du Mali)
  2. ^ a b Resultats RGPH 2009 (Région de Sikasso) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original on 19 September 2012 .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Sikasso (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali, archived from the original on 19 September 2012 .

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