Safo, Mali

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Commune and village
Safo is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°46′7″N 7°55′43″W / 12.76861°N 7.92861°W / 12.76861; -7.92861Coordinates: 12°46′7″N 7°55′43″W / 12.76861°N 7.92861°W / 12.76861; -7.92861
Country  Mali
Region Koulikoro Region
Cercle Kati Cercle
 • Total 307 km2 (119 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 16,066
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Safo is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Kati in the Koulikoro Region of south-western Mali. The commune has an area of approximately 307 square kilometers and includes 14 villages.[3] In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 16,066.[2] The village of Safo is 20 km northeast of Bamako, the Malian capital.


  1. ^ "Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali", United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  Missing or empty |title= (help). (Originally from the Direction Nationale des Collectivités Territoriales, République du Mali)
  2. ^ a b Resultats Recensement Général de la Population et de l’Habitat 2009 (Région de Koulikoro) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Koulikoro (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali .

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