Surface:Mali covers an area of 1,240,140 sq km.
Population: Mali has a population of around 11,995,000, consisting of the Mande, Peul, Voltaic, Songhai and others.
System of government: Mali is a republic.
Capital: With a population of around 1,690,471, Bamako is the capital of the country.
Religion: Islam is the major religion with 90%25 of the population as its followers.
Official Language: French is the official language, while Bambara and Arabic are widely spoken.
Government: Mali is a republic.
Climate: Mali’s climate ranges from subtropical to arid.
Units of measure and electricity: Mali follows the metric system of measurement while the official unit of electricity is 220 V and 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Mali’s standard time is the same as GMT.
Currency: CFA Franc (1 € = 655.55 CFA)
Travel documents required: Visas and passports are required by all travellers, except nationals of ECOWAS and a few African countries.
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