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Mali City Map

by Vishal Kumar

Cities in Mali have some of the best cultural and tourist attractions of the world. These cities of Mali are a part of the historical and antiquity tour. They offer breathtaking…


Mali City Map

Cities in Mali have some of the best cultural and tourist attractions of the world. These cities of Mali are a part of the historical and antiquity tour. They offer breathtaking landscapes and houses magnificent monuments.

These cities are famous for their wood carvings, gold jewelery and mud cloth designs. Travelers flock to these Malian cities every year to experience the surreal charm of these traditional cities.

Timbuktu, poised on the southern edge of the Sahara desert is a historically significant city. It was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Timbuktu was an important seat of learning and a trade center in the trans Sahara gold and salt trade. The University of Sankore is regarded as one of the important seats of Islamic learning. Djinguereber Mosque and the Sidi Yahya mosque are the tourist hot spots.

Bamako is one of the contemporary cities of Mali, along the banks of the river Niger. The fabled city has a glorious historical past. The National Library of Mali and Bamako Grand Mosque are some of the notable landmarks in this city. Muso Kunda Museum, Bamako Zoo, and the Botanical gardens are interesting sightseeing spots.

Mopti is a beautiful city situated in the confluence of the Niger and the Bani River. This city is known as the ‘Venice of Mali’. The city, located on three interconnected islands has a lot to offer. Mopti is favored by the tourists because of its active river port, a mosque and small fishing villages. Gao is an ancient historical city, which was once the capital of the Songhai empire. It was an important transit hub and a center for Islamic learning. The tomb of Askia is a major attraction in the city.

Best time to visit the cities of Mali is between November and January. The month of November is the peak tourist season. Mali cities are easily accessibly by land, by air and by water. Aviation majors have flights to Bamako airport. Point Afrique is a charter flight company, which has flights from Paris and Marseilles to Gao, Mopti or Bamako. Availing road transport is a viable way of getting around in Mali. Ferries along the river Niger connect different cities in Mali.

Famous Cities to Visit in Mali

City Name Population (2011) City Name Population (2011)
Bamako 1809106 Bougouni 59500
Sikasso 225753 Tombouctou [Timbuktu] 54453
Kalabancoro 155000 Kita 48947
Koutiala 137919 Niono 48000
Ségou 130690 Dialakorodji 45000
Kayes 127368 Koulikoro 43174
Gao [incl. suburbs] 125000 Nioro du Sahel 33486
Kati 114983 Djénné (Djenné) 32944
Mopti 114296 Fana 31500
San 68067 Ménaka [incl. suburbs] 30000

 

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