Mali Geography Mali – Geography, Mali extends from central Sahara in the north, through the Sahel Belt and the Sudan Sea to the foothills of the Fouta Djalon Mountains in the SV. Except for the northernmost part of the desert where night frosts may occur, the climate is tropical. The vast expanses of sandstone and […]
Mali is one of the largest and poorest countries in Africa. The north is part of the Sahara. It is dry and scorching hot there, sometimes reaching 50°C. Central Mali is located in the Sahel region: it is also warm there, but slightly less. The south has a steppe climate and the extreme southwest even has a tropical climate. There is precipitation there, especially from June to the end of September. From October to March it is ‘winter’ in Mali. That means only 30°C during the day in the south. Unfortunately, the Harmattan also often rears its head during this period. That is a desert wind that completely paralyzes public life. Check aristmarketing for Mali in 1997.
Subchapters: Basic data Mali, a small West African economy, is heavily dependent on agriculture (cotton) and industry (mainly gold mining). Political fragility related to a military coup in 2020, widespread uncertainty, a shift away from traditional partners (France) and, conversely, a strengthening of cooperation with Russia (against the background of the conflict in Ukraine), will […]
The African state which, with independence in 1960, was called Mali was formed with the name of Sudan in French West Africa. Ancient Mali was populated and dominated by the Malinke or Manding. According to legend, the founder of the empire was Sundiata Keita (or Marj-Diada), author of the destruction of the residual power of […]
Mali State Overview
Mali or Republic of Mali as it is officially known, is the seventh largest country in Africa. It limits to the north with Algeria, to the east with Niger, to the west with Mauritania and Senegal and to the south with Ivory Coast, Guinea and Burkina Faso. With a total area of 1,240,000 km² and an estimated population of around 12,000,000 residents. Bamako is the capital city of Mali according to […]