Population: 11,008,518 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: French (official), Bambara 80%, numerous African languages

Background: The Sudanese Republic and Senegal became independent of France in 1960 as the Mali Federation. When Senegal withdrew after only a few months, the Sudanese Republic was renamed Mali. Rule by dictatorship was brought to a close in 1991 with a...

Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF, No information)

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Mali
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Mali
 · BBC Country profile: Mali