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Bamako Destination Guide

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Discover Bamako in Mali. Bamako in the region of Bamako with it's 1,297,281 inhabitants is a town located in Mali and is the capital of this country.

Considering your flexibility, these larger cities could be interesting to check as well: Korhogo, Bobo-Dioulasso, Siguiri, Kouroussa, Kankan or Sogonafing. Since you are in the region already, make sure to check out Ouolofobougou, Ntomikoro, Medina Koura, Koulouba, Dravela and Bagadadji. Map of the area of Bamako in Mali

Local Time

Current time in Bamako is now 04:49 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Bamako" with an UTC offset of 0 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 19°C / 67 °F
Evening 33°C / 91 °F
Night 23°C / 73 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 982.9 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds
36°C / 96 °F Scattered clouds

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 37°C (98 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 36°C (98 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 37°C (99 °F)
Night: 21°C (71 °F)

Video Collection

MALI - 3 complices présumés arrêtés ...

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26:38 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: March 19, 2015 by FRANCE 24

Opération de sensibilisation dans les S...

Le collectif #EnsembleNousSommesUnPeuple Lance une grande opération de sensibilisation auprès des usagers de SOTRAMAS. Samedi 7 juin 2014 à Bamako - République du Mali . Parce

43:09 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: June 19, 2014 by ENSEMBLE NOUS SOMMES UN PEUPLE


Maroc Mali : Arrivée de SM le Roi Moham...

Bamako -- Sa Majesté le Roi Mohammed VI, que Dieu L'assiste, est arrivé, mardi en fin d'après-midi à Bamako, pour une visite officielle en République du Mali, première étape d'une tournée

20:31 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: February 18, 2014 by Lahouari Boulayoun

Vidéo Grande marche à Bamako contre la...

Http://www.maliweb.net/ - maliweb.net - Actualités maliennes - Nouvelles du Mali

08:52 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: September 26, 2014 by Maliweb


Au moins cinq morts dans un attentat à...

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12:14 min, rating: 1/5
Uploaded: March 07, 2015 by Mali Buzz TV

Roda exterieur ACL Capoeira Bamako

Roda extérieur du groupe ACL Bamako, pendant le stage de pâques a Djelibougou, Bamako, Mali. Monitor Banderas - Association Capoeira Lausanne Mars 2013

48:22 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: June 04, 2013 by Luis Panichelli


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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Bamako during the next days, weeks and months.

11
Apr
2018

ACD Bamako 2018

Starts: 02:00 pm (14:00)
More at eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

BCEAO Tower (Bamako)

The BCEAO Tower (fr. Tour de la BCEAO) in Bamako, Mali, at 20 stories is the tallest building in the West African nation. It sits of the north ("right→") bank of the Niger River in the city center of Bamako. Classified as Neo-Sudanic architecture, the tower is modeled on the Sudano-Sahelian architecture of the famous Mosques of Djenné and Timbuktu.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Bamako

Bamako is the capital and largest city of Mali, with a population of 1.8 million (2009 Census, provisional). In 2006, it was estimated to be the fastest growing city in Africa and sixth fastest in the world. It is located on the Niger River, near the rapids that divide the upper and middle Niger valleys in the southwestern part of the country. Bamako is the nation's administrative center. The city proper is a cercle in its own right.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Bamako Grand Mosque

Bamako Grand Mosque is a mosque in the city centre of Bamako, Mali. Built on the site of a pre-colonial mud-brick mosque, the current Mosque was built through funding from the Saudi Arabian government at the end of the 1970s. One of the tallest structures in Bamako, the Mosque is situated north of the Niger River near the central Market (Grand Marche) and the colonial era Bamako Cathedral.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

King Fahd Bridge

The King Fahd Bridge' (Pont roi fahd) of Bamako Mali connects the older sections of the Malian capital to its broad 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 "New Bridge". Opened in 1992 with funding from the Saudi Fund for Development, it was named for Fahd of Saudi Arabia. 500 meters downstream (east) lies Bamako's first bridge, built in 1957 under French Colonial rule, renamed the Martyrs Bridge.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

Korofina, Mali

Korofina is a town in Mali, close enough to the capital Bamako to be a suburb.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

Martyrs Bridge (Bamako)

The Martyrs Bridge (Pont des martyrs) of Bamako Mali connects the older sections of the Malian capital to its broad 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 1957 when Mali was under French Colonial rule it was renamed the Martyrs Bridge after independence in 1961. Martyrs Bridge connects two of the main avenues of the city.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

National Library of Mali

The National Library of Mali (French: Direction nationale des Bibliothèques et de la Documentation) is a public library located in Bamako, Mali. The National Library was first created by the Institut Français d’Afrique Noire, an arm of the French colonial government, in 1944. Following Mali's 1960 independence, this library became the Government Library; it would later be renamed again as the National Library of Mali.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.

National Museum of Mali

The National Museum of Malí (French: Musée national du Mali) is an archaeological and anthropological museum located in Bamako, the capital of Mali. It presents permanent and temporary exhibits on the history of Mali, as well as the musical instruments, dress, and ritual objects associated with Mali's various ethnic groups.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Stade Modibo Kéïta

Stade Modibo Keïta is a multi-purpose stadium in Bamako, Mali. It is currently used mostly for football matches, serving as a home ground for AS Real Bamako and, occasionally, the national team. The stadium holds 35,000 people and is named after President Modibo Keïta.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

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 55,000 as an all-seater stadium. Built in 2001, it is named for the date of Martyrs' Day (Mali): a national commemoration of the 26 March 1991 Bamako uprising which overthrew the dictatorship of Moussa Traoré.

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Coordinates: 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi from center.