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WELCOME TO MALI

A Land of Hospitality

Do you want to follow the footpaths of Ibn Battuta, Réné Caillié or Henrich Barth and discover the legacy of Soundiata, Samory, Tiéba, Biton, El Hadj Oumar Tall, Sonni Ali Ber, Askia Mohamed ?
Come and see by yourself the pride of the twelve million malians of differents ethnic groups but in perfect good harmony.
From Kayes to San and from Sikasso to Kidal, it is One people, One Goal, One Faith.
With its 1.241192 km², Mali is the largest country in West Africa, bordered by Algeria to the north, Senegal to the west, Mauritania to the northwest, Niger to the east, and Burkina Fasso and Cote d'Ivoire to the south. The country is divides into eight administrative regions: Kayes, Koulokoro, Sikasso, Ségou, Mopti, Timbuktu, Gao, Kidal and Bamako a District and Capital.

Mali is fortunate because watered by rivers Niger and Senegal. These two rivers and their tributaries offer rapids and lakes.

Mali has a prestigious past : many archeological sites, heroes of colonial period, religious leaders, and even now, heroes of african integration and union, and peace makers all around africa.
(to be continued)

Posted by Ouozo 04:00

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