M'Pessoba

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M'Pessoba
Commune and town
The old mosque in the town of M'Pessoba (May 2014).
The old mosque in the town of M'Pessoba (May 2014).
M'Pessoba is located in Mali
M'Pessoba
M'Pessoba
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°39′50″N 5°43′0″W / 12.66389°N 5.71667°W / 12.66389; -5.71667Coordinates: 12°39′50″N 5°43′0″W / 12.66389°N 5.71667°W / 12.66389; -5.71667
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Koutiala Cercle
Area[1]
 • Total 490 km2 (190 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 36,297
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

M'Pessoba is a small town and commune in the Cercle of Koutiala in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 490 square kilometers and includes 19 settlements.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 36,297.[2] The town of M'Pessoba, the administrative centre (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 40 km northwest of Koutiala.

References[edit]

  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 RGPH 2009 (Région de Sikasso) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original on 19 September 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 on 19 September 2012 .

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