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Welcome to Mali!

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General Information

The national language of Mali is Bambara, Bomu, Tieyaxo Bozo, Toro So Dogon, Maasina Fulfulde, Arabic, Mamara Senoufo, Kita Maninkakan, Soninke, Koyraboro Senni, Syenara Senoufo, Tamasheq, Xaasongaxango.

The official language of Mali is French.

The national currency of Mali is West African franc (CFA).

1 CFA equals  .
equals  CFA.

Location

Mali

The distance from to Mali is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to Mali! Do not travel to Mali due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 17 to call the police in Mali.

LGBT

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Mali. Societal discrimination, however, is widespread. LGBTI individuals have experienced physical, psychological, and sexual violence, which society views as corrective punishment and police frequently refuse to intervene. Most LGBTI individuals isolate themselves and keep their sexual identity hidden.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Mali should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines
  • Yellow Fever

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Mali:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal disease)
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Mali to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Mali differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Mali, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type E
Weather

The temperature difference between Mali and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat March 21 75–102°F  /  24–39°C 8% 5%
Sun March 22 70–103°F  /  21–39°C 9% 3%
Mon March 23 68–105°F  /  20–41°C 8% 0%
Tue March 24 76–100°F  /  25–38°C 9% 1%
Wed March 25 69–96°F  /  21–36°C 5% 1%
Thu March 26 63–99°F  /  17–37°C 5% 0%
Fri March 27 66–104°F  /  19–40°C 4% 2%
Sat March 28 70–108°F  /  21–42°C 4% 3%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:13 am and sets at 06:21 pm. This equates to 12.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Mali, it is in . When the sun sets in Mali, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Mali.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Mali.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 CFA in Mali.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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