Information about Mali - a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa -

Game And Nature


The National Zoo of Mali is a beautiful park, home to a variety of animals such as lions, elephants, monkeys, turtles, ostrich, pelican, and a variety of fish species.

The Boucle du Baoulé National Park lies in western Mali, in Kayes Region and Koulikoro Region, set up in 1982. It has an area of 25,330 km² but has little large wildlife. The park is known for its prehistoric rock art and tombs.

National Park of Mali. For the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Mali, the National Park in Bamako reopened with new amenities such as an up-scale restaurant, a sports center and several entrance buildings.

Parc National du Mali. Located a bit outside the city centre, this 17 hectares park is a perfect get-away from the chaos of Bamako. The park is well maintained, tranquil and great for leisure walks, outdoor exercise and picnics.

The Bandiagara Escarpment is an escarpment in the Dogon country of Mali. The sandstone cliff rises about 500 meters above the lower sandy flats to the south. It has a length of approximately 150 kilometers.

The Niger River is the principal river of West Africa, extending about 4,180 km. Its drainage basin is 2,117,700 km² in area. Its source is in the Guinea Highlands in southeastern Guinea. It runs in a crescent through Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and then through Nigeria, discharging through a massive delta, known as the Niger Delta or the Oil Rivers, into the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.


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