Yangasso

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Yangasso
Commune and town
Yangasso is located in Mali
Yangasso
Yangasso
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 13°4′N 5°19′W / 13.067°N 5.317°W / 13.067; -5.317Coordinates: 13°4′N 5°19′W / 13.067°N 5.317°W / 13.067; -5.317
Country  Mali
Region Ségou Region
Cercle Bla Cercle
Population (1998)
 • Total 14,456
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Yangasso is a small town and commune in the Cercle of Bla in the Ségou Region of southern-central Mali. As of 1998 the commune had a population of 14,456.[1]

On 21 December 1915 column of Senegalese Tirailleurs of the French Army was defeated here in a battle of the Volta-Bani War.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Previsions de desserte des communes pour la periode de 2001-2005" (PDF). Mali Reforme Telecom. Retrieved February 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ Traoré, Samba Lamine (2011). La saga de la ville historique de Ségou. L'Harmattan. ISBN 978-2296559028.