Commune and town

Location in Mali

Coordinates: 11°43′40″N 6°21′40″W / 11.72778°N 6.36111°W / 11.72778; -6.36111Coordinates: 11°43′40″N 6°21′40″W / 11.72778°N 6.36111°W / 11.72778; -6.36111
Country  Mali
Region Sikasso Region
Cercle Sikasso Cercle
  Total 426 km2 (164 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)[2]
  Total 13,061
  Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Dembela is a small town and rural commune in the Cercle of Sikasso in the Sikasso Region of southern Mali. The commune covers an area of 426 square kilometers and includes 11 villages.[3] In the 2009 census it had a population of 13,061.[2] The village of Dembela, the chef-lieu of the commune, is 88 km northwest of Sikasso.


  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. 1 2 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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