Once home to several pre colonial empires the landlocked arid west african country of mali is one of the largest on the continent. Mali borders algeria to the north northeast niger to the east burkina faso to the south east ivory coast to the south guinea to the south west and senegal to the west and mauritania to the.
Destination mali a virtual guide to the region of the former mali empire.
Mali country map africa. Mali is a landlocked country in interior of western africa large parts in the north reach deep into the center of the sahara more than half of the country lies in the extremely hot dust laden desert while its central parts are in the sahel zone the transition zone between the desert and the savanna the grassy. The country also has one capital district bamako. Others migrate long term to mali s urban areas cote d ivoire other neighboring countries and in smaller numbers to france mali s former colonial ruler.
Located in west africa the landlocked country of mali shares its borders with seven countries. What follows is a geographical and historical treatment of mali including maps and statistics as well as a survey of its people economy and government. Physical map of africa.
Since the early 1990s mali s role has grown as a transit country for regional migration flows and illegal migration to europe. Mali landlocked country of western africa mostly in the saharan and sahelian regions. Map is showing mali and the surrounding countries with international borders provinces boundaries the national capital bamako province capitals major cities main roads railroads and main airports.
Km tombouctou is the largest region of mali by area and sikasso is the most populous one. For centuries its northern city of timbuktu was a key regional. There are 54 countries the are.
Map of africa prior to colonization. A map depicting africa before colonization in 1812 by arrowsmith and lewis printed in boston by thomas andrews. Map of mali and travel information about mali brought to you by lonely planet.
Mali is a landlocked country in west africa located southwest of algeria. It is the capital and largest city of mali. Mali is a landlocked country in interior western africa parts in the north reach deep into the middle of the sahara desert while its central parts are in the semi arid sahel zone the.
2500×2282 899 kb go to map. 1910 map of the colonization of africa. Historical map of africa shows the possessions of the different european powers in 1910 what countries are in africa.
Map of africa with countries and capitals. Read more about the country of mali here. With an area of 496 611 sq.
It lies between latitudes 10 and 25 n and longitudes 13 w and 5 e.