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Kofan is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 11°31′0″N 6°8′12″W / 11.51667°N 6.13667°W / 11.51667; -6.13667Coordinates: 11°31′0″N 6°8′12″W / 11.51667°N 6.13667°W / 11.51667; -6.13667
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Sikasso Cercle
 • Total 283 km2 (109 sq mi)
Population (2009 censu)[2]
 • Total 10,236
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Kofan is a rural commune in the Cercle of Sikasso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 283 square kilometers and includes a small town and 7 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 10,236.[2] The administrative center of the commune, the chef-lieu, is the small town of Kafana. The town is 68 km northwest of Sikasso.


  1. ^ "Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali", United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs https://web.archive.org/web/20120106202217/http://cod.humanitarianresponse.info/country-region/mali, archived from the original on 2012-01-06  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, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-19 .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Sikasso (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali, archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-19 .

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