Mali Travel Guide
Mali is a butterfly shaped and landlocked country in West Africa. Its capital and largest city is Bamako, one of the eight regions in Mali. Mali is a French speaking country and has a population of over 16 million as of the 2014 estimate, the southern part of the country is the most populated and it also features the Niger and Senegal River. Mali is the eighth largest country in Africa, its economy is largely dependent on agricultural exports and mining, as 80% of the labor force engage in fishing as well as farming. The countries that shares border with Mali are Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Senegal, Mauritania and Cote D’Ivoire.
Point of Interest in Mali
A large part of Mali lies in the Sahara but it still has quite a number of attractions within it, a major point of interest in Mali is the Great Mosque of Djenne, it is the largest mud-brick building in the world, a world heritage site situated in the city of Djenne, on the flood plain of the Bani River. Another point of interest in Mali is the Boucle du Baoule National Park, another World Heritage Site in Mali, the park is widely known for its prehistoric rock art and tombs, but there is little wildlife in the park. A few other points of interest in Mali are Djinguereber, Mount Hombori, Bamako Grand Mosque, Sidi Yaha and many more.
Best Hotels in Mali
The Radisson Blu Hotel is a 5 star hotel in Mali, it is situated in the heart of Mali, Bamako and a luxury hotel equipped with a state of the art spa and a well-equipped gym for its visitors. You could also try Le Relais Hotel, also situated in Bamako, Mali. There are so many hotels in Mali, you can easily book hotels in any part of Mali online here at Travel.jumia.com