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Gabero is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 15°59′42″N 0°7′55″E / 15.99500°N 0.13194°E / 15.99500; 0.13194Coordinates: 15°59′42″N 0°7′55″E / 15.99500°N 0.13194°E / 15.99500; 0.13194
Country  Mali
Region Gao Region
Cercle Gao Cercle
 • Total 2,007 km2 (775 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 25,688
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Gabero is a rural commune in the Cercle of Gao in the Gao Region of south-eastern Mali. The commune covers an area of approximately 2,007 square kilometers and includes 15 villages.[3] In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 25,688.[2] The Niger River crosses the commune from north to south. The administrative center (chef-lieu) is Haoussa Foulane that lies on the left (east) bank of the Niger. The village is 45 km south of Gao, on the road, the N17, linking Gao and Ansongo.

The climate is sahelian, and is characterized by the alternation of two seasons: a long dry season (October to June) and a short wet season (July to September). The annual rainfall varies between 200 and 250 mm depending on the year.[4]


  1. ^ Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, archived from the original on 2012-01-06 . (Originally from the Direction Nationale des Collectivités Territoriales, République du Mali)
  2. ^ a b Resultats Recensement Général de la Population et de l’Habitat 2009 (Région de Gao) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-22 .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Gao (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali, archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-12-16 .
  4. ^ Plan de Sécurité Alimentaire Commune de Gabero 2005-2009 (PDF) (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2005 .