Mali: A Country Profile

Mali: A Country Profile


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Capital: Bamako.
Major Cities: Bamako (more than 1 million inhabitants according to the 1998 census), Sikasso
(113,813), Ségou (90,898), Mopti (79,840), Koutiala (74,153), Kayes (67,262), and Gao
Independence: September 22, 1960, from France.
Public Holidays: In 2005 legal holidays in Mali include: January 1 (New Year's Day); January
20 (Armed Forces Day); January 21* (Tabaski, Feast of the Sacrifice); March 26 (Democracy
Day); March 28* (Easter Monday); April 21* (Mouloud, Birthday of the Prophet); May 1 (Labor
Day); May 25 (Africa Day); September 22 (Independence Day); November 3-5* (Korité, end of
Ramadan); December 25 (Christmas Day). Dates marked with an asterisk vary according to calculations based on the Islamic lunar or Christian Gregorian calendar.

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ISBN-13: 9781312813779
Publication date: 01/06/2015
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.07(d)

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