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Commune and town
The three villages of Ouélessébougou, 1892
The three villages of Ouélessébougou, 1892
Ouélessébougou is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°0′0″N 7°54′40″W / 12.00000°N 7.91111°W / 12.00000; -7.91111Coordinates: 12°0′0″N 7°54′40″W / 12.00000°N 7.91111°W / 12.00000; -7.91111
Country  Mali
Region Koulikoro Region
Cercle Kati Cercle
 • Mayor Niankoro Yeah Samake
 • Total 1,118 km2 (432 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 50,056
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Ouélessébougou is a town and rural commune in the Cercle of Kati in the Koulikoro Region of south-western Mali. The commune covers an area of approximately 1,118 square kilometers and includes the town of Ouélessébougou and 44 villages.[3] In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 50,056.[2] The town lies 80 km south of Bamako on the Route Nationale 7.

Ouélessébougou market in 1892

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  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 Recensement Général de la Population et de l’Habitat 2009 (Région de Koulikoro) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Koulikoro (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali .

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