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Location in Mali

Coordinates: 11°24′1″N 8°18′42″W / 11.40028°N 8.31167°W / 11.40028; -8.31167Coordinates: 11°24′1″N 8°18′42″W / 11.40028°N 8.31167°W / 11.40028; -8.31167{{#coordinates:11|24|1|N|8|18|42|W|region:ML_type:city |primary |name=

Country 23x15px Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Yanfolila Cercle
 • Total 229 km2 (88 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
 • Total 7,876
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Sankarani is a rural commune in the Cercle of Yanfolila in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 229 square kilometers and includes 8 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 7,876.[2] The village of Bambala, the administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune, is 30 km northwest of Yanfolila on the western shore of Lake Sélingué.


  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 .

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