Benkadi, Sikasso

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Benkadi is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 11°37′5″N 6°25′35″W / 11.61806°N 6.42639°W / 11.61806; -6.42639Coordinates: 11°37′5″N 6°25′35″W / 11.61806°N 6.42639°W / 11.61806; -6.42639
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Sikasso Cercle
 • Total 175 km2 (68 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 3,077
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Benkadi is a rural commune in the Cercle of Sikasso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 175 square kilometers and includes 7 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 3,077.[2] The main village (chef-lieu) of Koungoba is 89 km west-northwest of Sikasso.


  1. ^ "Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali", United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  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 Sikasso) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Sikasso (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali .

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