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Sikasso is a city in Sikasso Region in the south of Mali, 375 km (233 mi) from the capital Bamako.

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The city is 100 km (62 mi) from Mali's border to Cote d'Ivoire and 45 km (28 mi) to Burkina-Faso.

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Some touristic sites:

  • 1 The Mamelon. Located in the city centre, the Mamelon hill used to be a sacred site of the Kénédougou kings. Now a French colonial tower stand at the site.
  • The caves of Missiricoro at 13 km (8 mi).
  • The falls of Farako at 20 km (12 mi).




Thanks to its subtropical climate there are plenty of fruit and vegetables throughout the year - in contrast to other parts of Mali.



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