République du Mali (Republic of Mali)
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  • Capital: Bamako

  • Population estimate, 2015: 17.60 m.

  • GNI per capita, 2014: (PPP$) 1,583

  • HDI/world rank, 2014: 0.419/179

  • Internet domain extension: .ml

Civil Aviation

There is an international airport at Bamako (Senou), which handled 533,054 passengers (446,793 on international flights) and 7,538 tonnes of freight in 2012. In 2010 Air Mali operated direct flights to Abidjan, Accra, Conakry, Cotonou, Dakar, Kinshasa, Libreville, Lomé, Luanda, Madrid, Marseille, Niamey, Nouakchott, Ouagadougou, Paris and Pointe-Noire. Air Mali ceased operations in Dec. 2012. There were also flights in 2010 with foreign airlines to Abidjan, Addis Ababa, Algiers, Brazzaville, Casablanca, Conakry, Cotonou, Dakar, Johannesburg, Libreville, Lomé, Nairobi, Niamey, Nouakchott, Ouagadougou, Paris, Tripoli (Libya) and Tunis.


A tropical climate, with adequate rain in the south and west, but conditions become increasingly arid towards the north and east. Bamako, Jan. 76 °F (24.4 °C), July 80 °F...

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