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Commune and village
Karangana is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°13′15″N 5°2′0″W / 12.22083°N 5.03333°W / 12.22083; -5.03333Coordinates: 12°13′15″N 5°2′0″W / 12.22083°N 5.03333°W / 12.22083; -5.03333
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Yorosso Cercle
 • Total 398 km2 (154 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 17,299
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Karangana is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Yorosso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 398 square kilometers and includes 9 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 17,299.[2] The village of Karangana, the administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 32 km southwest of Yorosso.


  1. ^ "Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali", United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs http://cod.humanitarianresponse.info/country-region/mali  Missing or empty |title= (help). commune_mali.zip (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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