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Country Mali


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Region Western Africa
Area (sq km) 1,240,192
Area (sq mile) 478,764
Border Algeria, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal
Population 16,955,536
Nationality Malian(s)
Ethnic Mande 50%, Peul 17%, Voltaic 12%, Songhai 6%, Tuareg and Moor 10%, other 5%
Religion Muslim 94.8%, Christian 2.4%, Animist 2%, none 0.5%, unspecified 0.3%
Language French, Bambara, Peul/foulfoulbe, and more
Literacy 28%
Government Republic
Capital Bamako
Leader President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (since September 4, 2013), Prime Minister Modibo Keita (since January 8, 2015)
Currency Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
Independence Day Sept. 22, 1960 (from France)
National Holiday Independence Day (Sept. 22, 1960)
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