Overview of Mali

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Officially name: Republic of Mali

Capital: Bamako

Largest city: Bamako

Official language: French

Government: Semi-presidential republic

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Mali is a landlocked country in Western Africa. Mali borders Algeria on the north, Niger on the east, Burkina Faso and the Côte d'Ivoire on the south, Guinea on the south-west, and Senegal and Mauritania on the west.

Area

Total 1,240,192 km2 (24th)
Water (%) 1.6

Population

2009 estimate 14,517,176 (67th)
Density 11.7/km2 (215th)
30.3/sq mi

Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)

Time zone

GMT (UTC+0)
Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+0)

Drives on the right


Internet TLD: .ml

Calling code: 223