05 Jul 2014

Interesting Fact

Mali is officially called the Republic of Mali. Mali was historically a powerful empire that controlled trans-Saharan trade. It was later part of the French Empire, until it gained independence in 1960. Mali then underwent several revolutions, the latest in 2012.

Mali has a population of 14.5 million, an area of 1,240,192 sq km, and a low HDI of 0.344.

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