Koury, Mali

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Commune and town
Koury is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°11′0″N 4°48′20″W / 12.18333°N 4.80556°W / 12.18333; -4.80556Coordinates: 12°11′0″N 4°48′20″W / 12.18333°N 4.80556°W / 12.18333; -4.80556
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Yorosso Cercle
 • Total 712 km2 (275 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 54,435
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Koury is a small town and rural commune in the Cercle of Yorosso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 712 square kilometers and includes the town and 16 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 54,435.[2] The town, the administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 19 km south of Yorosso on the main road linking Koutiala in Mali with the town of Bobo-Dioulasso in Burkina Faso.


  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 January 6, 2012  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 September 19, 2012 .
  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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