Articles in Mali ( 277 )

277 Articles of interest in Mali

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  • Stade du 26 Mars

    Stade du 26-Mars is located in the southern neighborhoods of Bamako, Mali. It serves as a home ground for domestic football club Stade Malien and is the national stadium. It has a capacity of 50,000 as an all-seater stadium.

  • Sonni Dynasty

    The Sonni Dynasty or Sunni Dynasty was a dynasty of rulers of the Songhai Empire of medieval West Africa. The first ruler of the dynasty, Sunni Ali Kulun probably reigned at the end of the fourteenth century.

  • Lake Débo

    Lake Débo is a lake in the central part of Mali, formed by the seasonal flooding of the Niger River basin. It is in the Inner Niger Delta of the Niger River. During high water stages of the river, the delta formed by lakes, creeks, and backwaters fo…

  • Araouane

    Araouane or Arawan is a small village in the Malian part of the vast Sahara Desert, lying 243 km (151 mi) north of Timbuktu on the caravan route to the salt-mining centre of Taoudenni.

  • Sélingué Dam

    The Sélingué Dam is a hydroelectric and irrigation dam located in the Sikasso Region, on the Sankarani River, one of the affluents of the Niger River.

  • Niono

    Niono is a town and commune located in the Ségou Region of Mali. The commune has an area of approximately 491 square kilometers and includes the town and 20 of the surrounding villages. In the 2009 census it had a population of 91,554. The town is t…

  • Martyrs Bridge (Bamako)

    The Martyrs Bridge (Pont des martyrs) of Bamako, Mali connects the older sections of the city to its suburbs on the south shore of the Niger River. One of two road bridges across the Niger at Bamako, it is also known as the "Old Bridge". Opened in 1…

  • Koutiala

    Koutiala is a city in Mali in the administrative region of Sikasso, and is located 140 km north of the city of Sikasso.

  • Essouk

    Essouk is a commune and small village in the Kidal Region of Mali. The village lies 45 km northwest of Kidal in the Adrar des Ifoghas massif. The ruins of the medieval town of Tadmekka (or Tadmakka) lie 2 km northeast of the present village.

  • Bla, Mali

    Bla, population 15,000 (2004 est.), is a small town in Mali's Ségou Region, located 85 kilometers south of Ségou along Mali's main highway. Bla serves as a central location for NGO activity in the region and is a crossroads for transportation going …

  • Nioro du Sahel

    Nioro du Sahel often referred to as simply Nioro is a town and urban commune in the Kayes Region of western Mali, 241 km from the city of Kayes. It is located 275 miles ( by road) north-west of the capital Bamako.

  • Nara, Mali

    Nara is a town and rural commune in the Koulikoro Region of southwestern Mali. The town is the administrative center of the Nara Cercle. It is 37 km south of the Mauritanian border and 292 km north-northeast of the Malian capital, Bamako. The rural …

  • Hamdullahi

    Hamdullahi (also Hamdallahi or Hamdallaye. From the Arabic: praise to God) was a nineteenth-century imamate in what is now the Mopti Region of Mali.

  • Essakane

    Essakane is a rural commune and village of the Cercle of Goundam in the Tombouctou Region of Mali. The commune includes around 16 small settlements. The small village of Essakane is around 70 kilometers west of the town of Timbuktu.

  • Bafoulabé

    Bafoulabé is a town and rural commune in south-western Mali. It is located in the Region of Kayes at the confluence of the Bafing and Bakoy rivers which join to become the Sénégal River.

  • Zan Coulibaly

    Zan Coulibaly is a commune in the Cercle of Dioïla in the Koulikoro Region of south-western Mali. The principal town lies at Marka Coungo.

  • Souleye

    Souleye is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Macina in the Ségou Region of southern-central Mali. The commune covers an area of approximately 388 square kilometers and includes 10 villages.

  • Sibila

    Sibila is a village and rural commune in the Cercle of Ségou in the Ségou Region of southern-central Mali. The commune contains 15 villages in an area of approximately 280 square kilometers.

  • Lake Faguibine

    Lake Faguibine is a lake in Mali on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert situated 80 km west of Timbuktu and 75 km north of the Niger River to which it is connected by a system of smaller lakes and channels. In years when the height of the annual …

  • Gouina Falls

    The Gouina Falls or Chutes de Gouina are on the Sénégal River in Mali between the towns of Bafoulabé (upstream) and Diamou (downstream) in the Kayes Region, where the river runs north from the Talari Gorges. They have been called the "Niagara falls …

  • Gakoura

    Gakoura is a village and administrative center (chef-lieu) of the commune of Guidimakan Keri Kafo in the Cercle of Kayes in the Kayes Region of south-western Mali.

  • Diré

    Diré is a town and commune on the left bank of the Niger River in the Tombouctou Region of Mali. In the 2009 census the population of the commune was 22,365. The town is the administrative center of the Diré Cercle. There are several languages spoke…