Things to Know about Mali

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The Republic of Mali (Renndaandi Maali) is one of the most spectacular countries in West Africa. Half of the country is Sahara and the other half is grassland. Most of the people in the country are Muslims. It is an independent state. It was a powerful country in Africa. The capital of the country is Bamako. It is the largest city. The official language of the country is French. This language is called Malian French.

The country gained independence from France on June 20, 1960. There are many types of races in the country, one of which is the black race. The number of black people in the country is much higher. The country has a policy saying "one people, one purpose, one faith". They believe that they will lead the country by believing in themselves. The national anthem of the country is Mali, for you and for Africa.


Mali is an agricultural country. Their main job is to cultivate and raise cattle. The economy of the country depends on this agricultural work. Most of the people in the country live in villages. They are mainly dependent on agricultural work. But the agricultural system of the country is very underdeveloped. They cannot improve the economy economically by doing this. Occasionally there is a shortage of food in the country. Many animals and people die due to lack of food.

However, the country has a lot of mineral resources. But due to their corruption and underdeveloped system, they cannot use them. So the country is far behind. The country is very big in size but their per capita income is low. The total GDP of the country is 14.34 billion and the total per capita income is 626 dollars. The name of the country's economic currency is West African CFA franc (XOF).


Mali is a very big country. In that proportion, the population of the country is much less. Because half of the country is desert. It's uninhabitable for people to live there. Mali is a landlocked country of about 14,517.18 people. The total area of the country is 12, 40,192 sq. km. Which is 11.7 people per square kilometer. The water level in the country is 1.6%.

Nature and Culture

The natural environment of Mali is divided into two parts. Surrounded by evergreens on one side of the country, on the other hand, its opposite side is filled with dry land. So everyone lives towards the green nature. The nature on the green side is very captivating. The green ceremony is in everyone's mind.

The country has a beautiful nature as well as some culture. The largest and oldest mosque in the country is called the grand mosque of djennel. This mosque is located in the famous city called djennel. The mosque is one of the 11th century. The mosque is made entirely of clay and bash. Another spectacular, scenic spot in the country is the Bandiagara escarpment which is located at the top of the hill. Mali is home to the oldest people living there.