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Commune and village
Sokourani is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 11°14′0″N 5°45′10″W / 11.23333°N 5.75278°W / 11.23333; -5.75278Coordinates: 11°14′0″N 5°45′10″W / 11.23333°N 5.75278°W / 11.23333; -5.75278
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Sikasso Cercle
Admin HQ (Chef-lieu) Sokourani-Missirikoro
 • Total 88 km2 (34 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 4,478
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Senufo
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Sokourani-Missirikoro is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Sikasso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 88 square kilometers and includes five villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 4,478.[2] The village of Sokourani-Missirikoro, the administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 13 km southwest of Sikasso. The main language spoken in the commune is Senufo.[4]


  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 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 .
  4. ^ Plan de Sécurite Alimentaire Commune Rurale de Sokourani Missirikoro 2006-2010 (PDF) (in French), Commissariat à la Sécurité Alimentaire, République du Mali, USAID-Mali, 2005 .