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Commune and town
Yorosso is located in Mali
Location in Mali
Coordinates: 12°21′20″N 4°46′40″W / 12.35556°N 4.77778°W / 12.35556; -4.77778Coordinates: 12°21′20″N 4°46′40″W / 12.35556°N 4.77778°W / 12.35556; -4.77778
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Yorosso Cercle
 • Total 487 km2 (188 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 22,063
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Yorosso is a town and rural commune in the Yorosso Cercle, in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The town serves as the seat of the Yorosso Cercle. It lies 151 km northeast of Sikasso and 202 km southeast of Ségou. The commune covers an area of 487 square kilometers, and includes the Yorosso town and nine other surrounding villages.[3] According to the 2009 census, it had a population of 22,063.[2]


  1. ^ "Common and Fundamental Operational Datasets Registry: Mali", United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs https://web.archive.org/web/20120106202217/http://cod.humanitarianresponse.info/country-region/mali, archived from the original on January 6, 2012  Missing or empty |title= (help). commune_mali.zip (Originally from the Direction Nationale des Collectivités Territoriales, République du Mali)
  2. ^ a b Resultats Provisoires RGPH 2009 (Région de Sikasso) (in French), République de Mali: Institut National de la Statistique, archived from the original (PDF) on September 19, 2012 .
  3. ^ Communes de la Région de Sikasso (PDF) (in French), Ministère de l’administration territoriale et des collectivités locales, République du Mali .

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