Mali ranks 3,637th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Nanterre, Long Beach, New York, and Weston-super-Mare. Memorable people born in Mali include Musa I of Mali, Salif Keita, and Amadou Sanogo. Mali has been the birth place of many politicians and musicians. Mali is located in Mali.
Mali, officially the Republic of 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 19.1 million. 67% of its population was estimated to be under the age of 25 in 2017. Its capital and largest city is Bamako. The sovereign state of Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara Desert. The country's southern part is in the Sudanian savanna, where the majority of inhabitants live, and both the Niger and Senegal rivers pass through. The country's economy centres on agriculture and mining. One of Mali's most prominent natural resources is gold, and the country is the third largest producer of gold on the African continent. It also exports salt. Read more on Wikipedia