Mali international travel guide

Landscape view of Mali

Mali πŸ‡²πŸ‡±

Mali is part of Africa with main city at Bamako. It's usually 🌀️ 25.76 °C in Mali with a rainfall of 🌧 1.30 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.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~25.76 Β°C Β  🌧 ~1.30 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 18M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Mali is under a state of emergency. International commercial flights in and out of Mali are unlikely for some time. Published flight schedules may not be reliable. Curfews are in place from 9pm to 5am. There are additional restrictions on movement and gatherings of people. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Mali. 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: May 21, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Mali uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French

Money

πŸ’± 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.

🏧 ATMs

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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Mali is on average 0.5 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mali is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

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.

πŸ“ž Calling

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 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ 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.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

111, 22222

Ambulance

112, 115, 25566

Fire department

22333, 113

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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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