Boura, Mali

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Commune and village
Boura is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°24′50″N 4°32′39″W / 12.41389°N 4.54417°W / 12.41389; -4.54417Coordinates: 12°24′50″N 4°32′39″W / 12.41389°N 4.54417°W / 12.41389; -4.54417
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Yorosso Cercle
 • Total 887 km2 (342 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 22,735
 • Density 26/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Boura is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Yorosso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 887 square kilometers and includes 15 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 22,735.[2] The village of Boura, the administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 26 km east of Yorosso, just to the north of the road, the D14, that links Yorosso with Sanaba in Burkina Faso.


  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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