Mali is part of Africa with main city at Bamako. It's usually 🌤️ 30.33 °C in Mali with a rainfall of 🌧 63.96 mm. Internet speed in Mali is on average 0.5 Mbps. In Mali you drive on the right side. Its Least Developed country with a population of 18M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French. Automatic teller machines are rare in Mali. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~30.33 °C 🌧 ~63.96 mm 👨👩👦👦 18M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
On 18 March 2021, the US Government issued an alert warning that a terrorist attack in Bamako may be imminent, possibly targeting diplomatic facilities or relatively vulnerable targets, such as hotels, To enter or leave Mali, you'll either need to present a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test certificate, taken no more than 72 hours before travel, or be tested on arrival at the airport (see ‘Travel’). The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Mali. We haven’t changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Mali due to the national state of emergency, and the high risk of terrorism and kidnapping. This includes the capital, Bamako.
issued date: March 20, 2021
Mali uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.
The languages that are typically spoken are French
💱 Currencies Used
Mali uses the West African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XOF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Mali. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Internet speed in Mali is on average 0.5 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mali is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 8,466.29 XOF, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Malitel or Orange. Mali uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Mali upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Mali, dial +, then 223 (the country code for Mali), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Mali, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Mali you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on undivided highways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways and 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas.
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