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Bamako Destination Guide

Explore Bamako in Mali.

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

Interactive map of Bamako

Current time in Bamako is now 10:32 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Bamako" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Korhogo, Bobo-Dioulasso, Siguiri, Kouroussa, Kankan or Sogonafing. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

35°C / 94 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 28%
Air Pressure 981.7 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Saturday, 17th of November 2018
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 34°C (94 °F)
Night: 23°C (73 °F)
Sunday, 18th of November 2018
Few clouds, light breeze.
Few clouds Day: 34°C (93 °F)
Night: 26°C (78 °F)
Monday, 19th of November 2018
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 31°C (89 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)


Laico Hotel Contruction in Bamako - Chin...

00:47 min ( September 28, 2009 by badraLou)
Views: 5,874 - Rating: 5/5

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Site Ministeriel Bamako Mali

00:38 min ( September 28, 2009 by badraLou)
Views: 6,586 - Rating: 5/5

Bamako, Mali, Ministry, Roads, Buildings

Chinese Building Lybian Owned Hotel in B...

01:00 min ( September 27, 2009 by badraLou)
Views: 7,451 - Rating: 5/5

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Le marché de recyclage à Bamako (Mali)

01:45 min ( January 02, 2009 by valpard)
Views: 7,626 - Rating: 5/5

Marché de recyclage à Bamako / Recycling Market (Bamako) / Recycling-Markt / Reciclaje de mercado / Reciclagem de Mercado/ / / VALPARD FILMS

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Interesting facts about this location


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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Bamako, Capital districts and territories, Capitals in Africa, Cercles of Mali, Communities on the Niger River, Populated places in Mali, Regional capitals in Mali, Regions of Mali

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Bamako, Football venues in Mali, Multi-purpose stadiums

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological museums, Buildings and structures completed in 1982, Buildings and structures in Bamako, Laureates of the Prince Claus Award, Museums established in 1982, Museums in Mali, National museums

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Bamako, Libraries established in 1944, Malian culture, National libraries

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.65, -8 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Bamako, Football venues in Mali, National stadiums

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