Sony Aliber

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Sony Aliber
Commune
Forgho Sonrai is located in Mali
Forgho Sonrai
Forgho Sonrai
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 16°30′25″N 0°4′28″W / 16.50694°N 0.07444°W / 16.50694; -0.07444Coordinates: 16°30′25″N 0°4′28″W / 16.50694°N 0.07444°W / 16.50694; -0.07444
Country  Mali
Region Gao Region
Cercle Gao Cercle
Area[1]
 • Total 982.9 km2 (379.5 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 44,099
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Sony Aliber or Soni Ali Ber is a commune in the Cercle of Gao in the Gao Region of south-eastern Mali. The main villages are: Bagnadji, Batal, Berrah, Forgho Arma, Forgho Songhai, Kochakarey, Kokorom, Magnadoué, Seina and Zindiga.[1] The administrative center (Chef-lieu) is the village of Forgo Sourhai which is located 25 km north of Gao.[3] The commune includes the banks of the River Niger for a distance of around 35 km. In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 44,099.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schéma Directeur de Lutte Contre L’ensablement dans le Nord Du Mali (6ème Et 7ème Régions): Monographie de la Commune de Soni Ali Ber (in French), Ministère de l’Environnement et de L’assainissement, République du Mali, 2004 
  2. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Gao) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique 
  3. ^ Plan de Securite Alimentaire Commune Rurale de Soni Ali Ber 2005-2009 (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2005 .