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Commune and town
Kalabancoro is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°34′20″N 8°1′44″W / 12.57222°N 8.02889°W / 12.57222; -8.02889Coordinates: 12°34′20″N 8°1′44″W / 12.57222°N 8.02889°W / 12.57222; -8.02889
Country  Mali
Region Koulikoro Region
Cercle Kati Cercle
Population (2009 census)[1]
 • Total 166,722
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Kalabancoro or Kalaban Koro is a rural commune and town in the cercle of Kati within the Koulikoro Region of south-western Mali. The commune has become part of the suburbs of Bamako, the Malian capital. It lies on the south side of the Niger River, to the south and west of the urban communes V and VI of Bamako. The commune is growing very rapidly. In 1998 it had a population of 35,582 but by 2009 this had grown to 166,722. It is now Mali's third most populous commune, and by far the most populous rural commune.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Koulikoro) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-22 .

External links[edit]

Plan de Sécurite Alimentaire Commune Rurale de Kalabancoro 2008-2012 (PDF) (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2008 .