Located in the continent of Africa, Mali covers 1,220,190 square kilometers of land and 20,002 square kilometers of water, making it the 24th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,240,192 square kilometers.
Mali became an independent state in 1960, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of Mali is 14,533,511 (2012) and the nation has a density of 12 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Mali is the CFA Franc BCEAO (XOF). As well, the people of Mali are refered to as Malian.
The dialing code for the country is 223 and the top level internet domain for Malian sites is .ml.
To learn more, visit our detailed Mali section.
|Density||11.9 / km2 ( 30.8 / mi2 )|
|Currency||CFA Franc BCEAO|
|GDP||12,074,473,002 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||831 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||1,220,190 km2 (471,118 mi2)|
|Water Area||20,002 km2 (7,723 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||The Niger, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mauritania, Guinea, Cote D'Ivoire|
What is the capital of Mali?
Bamako is the capital city of Mali. It has a population of 1,297,281, and is located on a latitue of 12.65 and longitude of -8.
Bamako is also the political center of Mali, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Bamako, the Capital Of Mali
|Elevation||338 meters over sea level|
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