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Commune and village
Ourikéla is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°6′38″N 5°3′45″W / 12.11056°N 5.06250°W / 12.11056; -5.06250Coordinates: 12°6′38″N 5°3′45″W / 12.11056°N 5.06250°W / 12.11056; -5.06250
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Yorosso Cercle
 • Total 576 km2 (222 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 23,855
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Ourikéla is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Yorosso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 578 square kilometers and includes 10 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 23,855.[2] The village of Ourikéla, the administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 41 km southwest of Yorosso.


  1. ^ Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs . 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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