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WorldView - Africa

Mali

US Dept of State - Mali

"Mali's estimated 2006 per capita gross domestic product (GDP) of $470 placed it among the world's 10 poorest nations. Its potential wealth lies in mining and the production of agricultural commodities, livestock, and fish." more...

Global Edge

"The Sudanese Republic and Senegal became independent of France in 1960 as the Mali Federation." more...

CIA World Factbook

"Mali is among the 25 poorest countries in the world, with 65% of its land area desert or semidesert and with a highly unequal distribution of income. Economic activity is largely confined to the riverine area irrigated by the Niger." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"Mali is a developing country in western Africa with a stable and democratic government. The official language is French. The capital is Bamako. Facilities for tourism are limited though they are developing. There is a serious threat of terrorist activities in Mali’s three northern regions (Timbuktu, Gao, and Kidal) as the terrorist group Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) continues to use northern Mali as an active area of operations as well as a safe haven,notably for detaining hostages." more...

Languages of Mali

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Mali - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...