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Commune and town
Bankass is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 14°04′N 3°31′W / 14.067°N 3.517°W / 14.067; -3.517Coordinates: 14°04′N 3°31′W / 14.067°N 3.517°W / 14.067; -3.517
Country  Mali
Region Mopti Region
Cercle Bankass Cercle
 • Total 362 km2 (140 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 30,159
 • Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

Bankass is a town and rural commune located in the Mopti Region of Mali. The commune has an area of approximately 362 square kilometers and includes the town and 25 of the surrounding villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 30,159.[2] The town is the seat of the Bankass Cercle, one of eight subdivisions (cercles) of the Mopti Region.


  1. ^ "Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali", United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, archived from the original on 2012-12-14 Missing or empty |title= (help). (Originally from the Direction Nationale des Collectivités Territoriales, République du Mali)
  2. ^ a b Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Mopti) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-19.
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Mopti (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-19.

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