Mali

Republic of Mali

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Capital: Bamako

Population: 14.8 million

Land area: 1.25 million sq km (482,077 sq miles)

Major languages: French, Bambara, Berber, Arabic

Religions: Islam, indigenous beliefs

Life expectancy: 51 years (men), 53 years (women)

Currency: CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc

Source: UN, World Bank, BBC