MaliAbout The Mali

Mali , officially the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is bordered by Algeria to the north, Niger to the east, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire to the south, Guinea to the south-west, and Senegal and Mauritania to the west. Its size is just over 1,240,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) with a population of 14.5 million. Its capital is Bamako.

Mali consists of eight regions and its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara, while the country’s southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Sénégal rivers. The country’s economic structure centers on agriculture and fishing. Some of Mali’s prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent,and salt.



Time difference between India and Mali

India is 5:30 hours ahead of Mali

Travel distance between India and Mali

8632.90 km


Bamako airport

Names of the airlines

Ethiopian Airlines , Kenya Airways

Travel Cost



West African CFA franc

Compare it to Rs

1  Indian Rupee (INR)= 8.42 West African CFA (XOF)

Indian Associations

Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie du Mali


Cave temples


  • American International School of Bamako
  • SOS Sanankoroba Primary School
  • Gao School


French Language

Mali Business Visa Requirements:

Email Requirements

A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.

Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.

Mali Visa Application Form:

Two signed Mali visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Mali visa application forms may delay the processing of your Mali visa.

Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR – you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.

Medical Requirements:

International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever required.

Mali Visa Processing Time:

Mali visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees.