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Commune and town
Sadiola is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 13°53′20″N 11°42′10″W / 13.88889°N 11.70278°W / 13.88889; -11.70278Coordinates: 13°53′20″N 11°42′10″W / 13.88889°N 11.70278°W / 13.88889; -11.70278
Country  Mali
Region Kayes Region
Cercle Kayes Cercle
 • Total 5,010 km2 (1,930 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 39,305
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Sadiola is a commune and small town in western Mali, south of Kayes. It is home to two large open cast gold mines, the Sadiola Mine and the Yatela Mine, which are both operated by Anglogold-Ashanti. The commune includes 46 villages[3] and in 2009 had a population of 39,305.


  1. ^ Plan de Sécurité Alimentaire Commune Rurale de Sadiola 2007-2011 (PDF) (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2006 .
  2. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Kayes) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Kayes (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali .