Republic of Mali


Country profile:

Location: West Africa.
Borders: Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal, Mauritania.
Capital: Bamako.
Area: 1,240,192 km2.
Population: 14,517,176.
Currency: West African CFA franc XOF.
Independence from France: year 1960.

Travel articles about Mali

Timbuktu the Mysterious - Deep inside the Malian desert
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Timbuktu the mysterious – Deep inside the Malian desert

Visit Timbuktu Timbuktu is located deep inside the Malian desert. During many centuries, Timbuktu was off-limits for foreigners and non-Muslims. Its geographic location and complicated political, religion and ethnic conflicts make Timbuktu a very hard place to get in or come out from still today. If you visit Timbuktu, you can add this to your […]

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Timbuktu, Mali – How to get there the hard way

How to go to Timbuktu This journey remains, to this day, among the craziest of experiences I’ve ever had in my life. So, you think this title is a dramatic attempt to assure you visit this adventure blog? Well, my trip to Timbuktu stands by its legend and getting there was, indeed, not as easy […]

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Inspiring places to visit in Africa – Travel guide

Africa Travel Guide “Africa is an amazing continent to visit, the Cradle of Humankind. It has a total of 54 countries with a total population of 1.1 billion people. The most spoken languages in Africa are Arabic, Somali, Berber, Amharic, Oromo, Swahili, Hausa, Igbo, Fulani, and Yoruba.” My Top Africa Unreachable lost desert city of […]