San, Mali

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For other pages called san, see San (disambiguation).
Commune and town
San is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 13°18′N 4°54′W / 13.300°N 4.900°W / 13.300; -4.900Coordinates: 13°18′N 4°54′W / 13.300°N 4.900°W / 13.300; -4.900
Country  Mali
Region Ségou Region
Cercle San Cercle
 • Total 155 km2 (60 sq mi)
Elevation 279 m (915 ft)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 68,078
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

San is an urban commune, town and capital of the Cercle of San in the Ségou Region of Mali. The town lies 10 km south of the Bani River. In the 2009 census the commune had a population of 68,078.

San is the center of bògòlanfini production, a traditional Malian fabric.

Twin towns[edit]

San is twinned with:


  1. ^ Plan de Sécurité Alimentaire Commune Urbaine de San 2007-2011 (PDF) (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2007 .
  2. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Ségou) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .

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