Atlas of Mali

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Français Mali - République du Mali

La République du Mali est un état d'Afrique de l'Ouest ayant des frontières communes avec la Mauritanie et l'Algérie au nord, avec le Niger à l'est, avec le Burkina Faso et la Côte d'Ivoire au sud, avec la Guinée au sud-ouest et avec le Sénégal à l'ouest. Le point le plus haut est le Hombori Tondo (1155 m) situé dans la partie centrale du pays. Ancienne colonie française, le Mali (alors République soudanaise) devient indépendant en 1960.

Bamanankan Mali - ?

Mali ye jamana ye min bɛ farafina tile bin yan fan fɛ. Mali ye jamana ye, sɛnɛ ni bagan mara ni mɔni ye balo sira ye. Sɛnɛ de sabatilen don katɛmɛ a tɔw kan. Mali jamanaden tila kelen bɛ bɛ sɛnɛ de kɛ. Moni ni bagan mara, olu ye kɛrɛfɛ baraw ye sɛnɛ ta fan fɛ. Mali tila len don sigida sengi ye, o sigidaw kelenkelenna bɛ tilalen don fana ni cɛrɛkili ani ɔrɔdiseman ye. Ôrɔdiseman ni cɛrɛkili bɛ tilalen don fana ni u duguw ye.

English Mali - Republic of Mali

The Republic of Mali is a landlocked nation in Western Africa. It is the second largest country among West African nations, after ► Nigeria. It 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. Its straight borders on the north stretch into the centre of the Sahara desert, while the country's south, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Senegal rivers. Formerly French Sudan, the country is named after the Empire of Mali.


Short name  Mali
Official  name Republic of Mali
Status Independent country since 1960
Location West Africa
Capital Bamako
Population 13,518,000 inhabitants
Area 1,240,192 km²
Major  languages French (official), Bambara, numerous African languages
Major  religions Islam
More information Mali, Geography of Mali, History of Mali and Politics of Mali
More  images Mali - Mali (Category).

General maps

Ml-map.png Carte du Mali
Map of Mali
Mali carte.png Carte du Mali
Map of Mali (in French)
Mali Map.jpg Carte du Mali
Map of Mali
Mali historic places.PNG Lieux historiques du Mali
Historic places in Mali
Mali regions named.png Subdivisions du Mali
Regions of Mali
Mali cercles.png Cercles du Mali
Cercles of Mali
Mali arrondissements.png Arrondissements du Mali
Arrondissements of Mali

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Mali, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Mali.

Empire ghana.png Empire du Ghana 750-1068
Ghana Empire 750-1068

Mali Empire

MALI empire map.PNG Empire du Mali 1235-1546
Mali Empire 1235-1546
Africa historical traite.JPG African historical empires

Songhai Empire

SONGHAI empire map.PNG Empire songhaï XV-XVI siècle
Songhai Empire 15th-16th century
Flag of France.svg 1900-1958: French West Africa - colonizing empire ► France

French west africa countries.PNG Afrique occidentale française
French West Africa

Satellite maps

Mali sat.png Carte Satellite
Satellite map

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Last modified on 11 February 2013, at 18:48