Brief information about the Ségou
Ségou Tomb of Biton Mamary Coulibaly in Ségou-Koro Entrance into the palace of Ahmadu Tall in Ségou-Sikoro in around 1866 Ségou (Bambara: ߛߋߓߎ tr. Segu) is a city and an urban commune in south-central Mali that lie 235 kilometres (146 mi) northeast of Bamako to the right bank of the River Niger.
The city is the Ségou Circle along with the Ségou Region's capital. It is the fifth-largest city in Mali. The village of Ségou-Koro, 10 km (6.2 mi) upstream of the current town, was established from the 17th century and became the capital of the Bambara Empire.