Officially the Republic of Mali (French: République du Mali), is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi). The population of Mali is 14.5 million. Its capital is Bamako.
and largest city
- 50% Mande
- 17% Fula
- 12% Voltaic (Senufo / Bwa)
- 10% Tuareg / Moor
- 6% Songhai
- 4% other
||Unitary semi-presidential republic
||Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
Same-sex sexual activity is legal in Mali.
While technically legal, the prevailing cultural and religious beliefs of most Mali citizens view same-sex sexual activity and non-traditional gender roles as immoral.