Travel site image
Travel site image
Travel menu
About
Try also


Website Force

Flag of Mali Mali



Show Google Map
Basic Facts
Country name conventional long form: Republic of Mali
conventional short form: Mali
local long form: Republique de Mali
local short form: Mali
former: French Sudan and Sudanese Republic
Gevernment typerepublic
Capital name: Bamako
geographic coordinates: 12 39 N, 8 00 W
time difference: UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Flag descriptionthree equal vertical bands of green (hoist side), yellow, and red; uses the popular pan-African colors of Ethiopia
CurrencyCommunaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Internet country code.ml
Ports and terminalsKoulikoro
Agriculture productscotton, millet, rice, corn, vegetables, peanuts; cattle, sheep, goats
Industriesfood processing; construction; phosphate and gold mining
Geography
LocationWestern Africa, southwest of Algeria
Coordinates17 00 N, 4 00 W
ContinentAfrica
Area total: 1.24 million sq km
land: 1.22 million sq km
water: 20,000 sq km
Boundaries total: 7,243 km
border countries: Algeria 1,376 km, Burkina Faso 1,000 km, Guinea 858 km, Cote d'Ivoire 532 km, Mauritania 2,237 km, Niger 821 km, Senegal 419 km
Coastline0 km (landlocked)
Climatesubtropical to arid; hot and dry (February to June); rainy, humid, and mild (June to November); cool and dry (November to February)
Terrainmostly flat to rolling northern plains covered by sand; savanna in south, rugged hills in northeast
Natural resourcesgold, phosphates, kaolin, salt, limestone, uranium, gypsum, granite, hydropower
note: bauxite, iron ore, manganese, tin, and copper deposits are known but not exploited
Natural hazardshot, dust-laden harmattan haze common during dry seasons; recurring droughts; occasional Niger River flooding
People
Population11,716,829 (July 2006 est.)
Ethnic groupsMande 50% (Bambara, Malinke, Soninke), Peul 17%, Voltaic 12%, Songhai 6%, Tuareg and Moor 10%, other 5%
ReligionsMuslim 90%, indigenous beliefs 9%, Christian 1%
LanguagesFrench (official), Bambara 80%, numerous African languages

Juraj Svajdlenka photo
My name is Juraj Svajdlenka and I am owner of this web. I hope that, you will be satisfied with content of this web.
If you have any questions about our products, please write me on my e-mail:

svajdlenka@gmail.com
© 2006 www.svajdlenka.com - Juraj Svajdlenka Pages