Mali has an area of 1,240,192 square kilometers (478,839 square miles). The country was formed out of the three former West African Empires: the Ghana Empire, then Mali Empire, and then Songhai Empire. These empires were part of the trans-Saharan trade of gold and slaves.
The country of Mali is in the Africa continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 14.8128° N, 5.5030° W.
The neighboring countries of Mali are:
- Burkina Faso
- Côte d'Ivoire
|Facts About Mali|
|Capital and largest city||Bamako|
|Area||1,240,192 km2 (478,839 sq mi)|
|Population||14,517,176 (April 2009 census)|
|Lat Long||12.6500° N, 8.0000° W|
|Time Zone||GMT (UTC+0) Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+0)|
|Airport||Total- 26 Airports, 5- Airports Scheduled Service|
|Neighbour Countries||Algeria, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Guinea, Niger, Côte d’Ivoire|
|Currency||West African CFA franc (XOF)|
Last Updated : July 30, 2015