Mali Political Map
Mali Country Information:
Mali is located in western Africa. Mali is bordered by Senegal and Mauritania to the west, Algeria to the north, Niger to the east, and Burkina Faso, Guinea, and Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the south.
Mali Bordering Countries:
Algeria, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal
Badogo, Bafoulabe, Bakmo, Baleya, Bamako, Bamba, Boro, Boulouli, Bourem, Danfina, Denso, Diala, Douentza, Falea, Famana, Fari, Gale, Gao, Goundam, Kalana, Kangaba, Kassaro, Kati, Kayes, Ke Macina, Kifa, Kito, Kole, Kolokani, Koutiali, Mopti, Niafounke, Nioro du Sahel, San, Segou, Sero, Siby, Sido, Sikasso, Taoudenni, Tessalit, Ti-n-Essako, Tombouctou, Yelimane and Yoro.
Bani River, Baoule River, Lac Faguibine, Lac Garou, Lac do, Lac Niangay, Lac Aougoundou, Lac Korarou, Lac De'bo, Niger River, Sahara Sahel (Sahara Desert) and Senegal River.
Mali Natural Resources:
Mali has unexploited deposits of bauxite, iron ore, manganese, tin, and copper. The exploited metals and minerals of Mali include gold, uranium, kaolin, gypsum and limestone. Other resources for this country include phosphates, salt, granite and hydropower.
Mali Natural Hazards:
Although the country of Mali has recurring droughts, there is occasional Niger River flooding. Other natural hazards include the hot, dust-laden harmattan haze, which is common during dry seasons.
Mali Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Mali concerning the land include deforestation, soil erosion and desertification. The country has inadequate supplies of potable water. In addition, poaching threatens the wildlife populations.