National Symbols of Mali

Mali is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal, Mauritania, . The capital of Mali is Bamako.

The official language is French and the West African CFA franc is the currency of the Mali. The domain is .ml and the country code is +223.

National day is celebrated on 22 Sep 1960. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Mali is no exception.

In Mali, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Malian people. Green Tea is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Mali. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Fily Dabo Sissoko represent a national Malian symbol.

The country was founded by Sundiata Keita. The current president of Mali is and is the Prime Minister.

In Mali the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Malian national anthem was written by Seydou Badian Kouyate and composed by Banzumana Sissoko.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Mali
Alternative name(s) Republic of Mali (official, English)
Regional location Interior Western Africa, southwest of Algeria, north of Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, and Burkina Faso, west of Niger
Country name etymology The word mali means "hippopotamus" in Malinké and Bamana.
Climate Subtropical to arid; hot and dry (February to June); rainy, humid, and mild (June to November); cool and dry (November to February)
Terrain Mostly flat to rolling northern plains covered by sand; savanna in south, rugged hills in northeast
Population 20,250,833
National Day 22 Sep 1960
Language(s) French
Religion Islam
Country code +223
Literacy rate 33.1%
Currency West African CFA franc
Capital city Bamako
ISO MLI
Domain(TLD) .ml
Ethnicity Mande, Fula, Voltaic Senufo & Bwa
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Malian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 1,240,192 km2 (478,841 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (GMT)
Average elevation 343 m (1,125 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Mali

Flag map of Mali

Motto of Mali

Un peuple, un but, une foi - "One people, one goal, one faith"

National animal of Mali

The National animal of Mali is Vulture

National Animal of Mali - Vulture

National flower of Mali

The National flower of Mali is Not Declared. Botanical name is .

National bird of Mali

The National bird of Mali is Vulture

National bird of Mali - Vulture

Rest of the National symbols of Mali 👇

Neighbouring countries of Mali

Malian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Slowly but surely the excrement of foreign poets will come to your village.

When mosquitoes work, they bite and then they sing.

One finger can’t pick up anything.

A woman who offers sex to everyone will get kicked by everyone.

A man is what he thinks.

A rooster is not expected to crow for the whole world.

Do not try to cook the goat’s young in the goat’s milk.

A village without a leader is destroyed by a single enemy.

You cannot wage war without the sound of gunpowder.

May Allah cool his resting place.

If you’ve nothing to do, dig a spinster’s grave.

One does not give without a motive.

If you travel with donkeys for many years, you won’t be able to speak like a donkey, but you will know all their paths.

When the donkey dies, the farting will stop.

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