Name Republic of Mali
Capital Bamako
Frequency of elections Every five years
Name of parliament National Assembly of Mali
Parliament website
Languages French, Bambara, Peul/Foulfoulbe, Dogon, Maraka/Soninke, Malinke, Sonrhai/Djerma, Minianka, Tamacheq, Senoufo, Bobo
Area 1 240 192 km2
Population 18 429 893 (July 2018 est)
Imports Petroleum, machinery and equipment, construction materials, foodstuffs, textiles
Exports Cotton, gold, livestock
Currency Communauté Financière Africaine franc

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Country stats as per the World Factbook