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For the wine grape variety, see Sanso (grape).
Commune and town
Sanso is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 11°43′N 6°51′W / 11.717°N 6.850°W / 11.717; -6.850Coordinates: 11°43′N 6°51′W / 11.717°N 6.850°W / 11.717; -6.850
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Bougouni Cercle
Population (2009 census)[1]
 • Total 22,284
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Sanso is a small town and commune in the Cercle of Bougouni in the Sikasso Region of south-western Mali. In 2009 the commune had a population of 22,284.

The Morila Gold Mine is located 10 km from the village.[2]


  1. ^ Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Sikasso) (PDF) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique .
  2. ^ Striking Gold Is No Bonanza for Small Mali Town MAC: Mines and Communities website, author: Lisa Bryant, published: 17 August 2005, accessed: 8 August 2010