The Republic of Mali is a non-coastal country in West Africa. The country, which is the seventh largest country in the African continent, has neighbors Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal and Mauritania. The area is; 1.240.000 km2. The capital of the country is Bamako.
Cities of Mali
Area Code: +223
Mali's Currency :West African CFA Franc
Bamako, Gao, Tombouctou B
Economics of Mali
The financial economy is based on agriculture. Approximately 75% of the population is engaged in farming, 10% in animal husbandry and 2% in fisheries. Cereals grown in the country, sorghum, corn and rice. Cotton and peanuts provide a significant source of foreign currency. The fish and cattle that are dried from the Niger River are important sources of income.
Mali's Export Products
The most important agricultural region is located in the western part of the inner delta to the north of Segun. Only 5% of the arable land is cultivated. However, it is tried to increase the efficiency and area of treated soils. This region meets most of the country's rice and sugar needs.
Every year, Mali has a large foreign trade deficit and its dependence on foreign aid is increasing. Almost all articles are imported, especially from France. Mali receives significant economic aid from China, the United States, Western and Eastern European countries.
Gold, Prepared Cotton, Raw Cotton, Sheep and Goat and Cattle.
Mali's Import Products
Refined Petroleum, Packaged Drugs, Cement, Planes, Helicopters and / or Space and Motorcycles
Mali's Export Countries
United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Switzerland, India and Ivory Coast.
Countries where Mali imports
Senegal, China, France, Ivory Coast and Germany.
Nations Living in Mali
The white population (Tuaregs, the Maghrebis and Arabs; 5% of the total population), as well as the inhabited black population (Bambaras, Pöller, Sarakollar, Senufos, Songaylar, Malinkeler) live in savannah in the Mali deserts.
Languages spoken in Mali
Official languages are French and Arabic. Ethnic groups speak their own language.