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Commune and town
Map of Fourou, 1892
Map of Fourou, 1892
Fourou is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 10°44′50″N 6°8′25″W / 10.74722°N 6.14028°W / 10.74722; -6.14028Coordinates: 10°44′50″N 6°8′25″W / 10.74722°N 6.14028°W / 10.74722; -6.14028
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Kadiolo Cercle
 • Total 1,334 km2 (515 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 40,826
 • Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Fourou in 1892

Fourou is a town and rural commune in the Cercle of Kadiolo in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 1,334 square kilometers and includes the town and 22 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 40,826.[2] The town of Fourou, the administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 47 km northwest of Kadiolo.


  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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