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Sangha, Mali

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Country  Mali
Cercle  Bandiagara Cercle
Local time  Tuesday 3:15 PM
Region  Mopti Region
Time zone  GMT (UTC+0)
Sangha, Mali
Weather  38°C, Wind N at 18 km/h, 13% Humidity

Sangha (sometimes spelled Sanga) is a rural commune in the Cercle of Bandigara in the Mopti Region of Mali. The commune contains around 44 small villages and in the 2009 census had a population of 32,513. The administrative centre (chef-lieu) is the village of Sangha Ogol Leye, one of a cluster of small villages at the top of the Bandiagara Escarpment.

Map of Sanga, Mali

The commune is known as a centre for traditional religion with many temples and shrines, and as a base for visitors to the local Dogon villages. Most of the ethnographic work by Marcel Griaule was carried out among the Dogon of Sangha.

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Sangha, Mali Wikipedia


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