Facts and stats about Mali

15.97 million

Population. Ranked 66th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 158th in 2012.


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
Largest city Bamako - 746,000
Capital city Bamako - 746,000
Major language French, Bambara, Berber, Arabic
Major religion Islam, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit Communaute Financiere Africaine franc ; note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Alternative names Mali, Republique de Mali, Republic of Mali
Groups Former French colonies, Hot countries, Landlocked countries, Muslim countries, Sparsely populated countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

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