in Bamako Region, Mali
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 12.650 and -8.000 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 12° 38' 59" and W -8° 0' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Franc - XOF
- Spoken languages:
- French, Bambara
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 08:23 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Bamako
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:20 am and 6:49 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -12.302 and 168.820 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mali. Last Update: 2019-08-21 07:24:13
Delve into Bamako
Bamako in Bamako Region with it's 1,297,281 habitants is located in Mali. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Bamako is now 08:23 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Bamako with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 7 airports close to Bamako. The closest airport in Mali is Senou Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kati, Koulikoro, Figuira-Toma, Kangaba and Kolokani. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F
|Morning Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Evening Temperature||25°C / 76 °F|
|Night Temperature||22°C / 72 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||6%|
|Air Pressure||1012.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Thursday, 22nd of August 2019
28°C (83 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Friday, 23rd of August 2019
26°C (79 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 24th of August 2019
27°C (80 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Vidéo Grande marche à Bamako contre l’autonomie ou le fédéralisme du Nord Mali
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Budapest-Bamako 2015: Favoritem do Afriky
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Roda exterieur ACL Capoeira Bamako
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Mali: Alltag in Bamako | Journal
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Opération de sensibilisation dans les SOTRAMA - Samedi 7 juin à Bamako - République du Mali
Le collectif #EnsembleNousSommesUnPeuple Lance une grande opération de sensibilisation auprès des usagers de SOTRAMAS. Samedi 7 juin 2014 à Bamako - République du Mali ......... Parce...
Primera misión a Bamako
El destacamento 'Marfil' ha realizado su primera misión de apoyo en Mali. El avión 'Hércules' del Ejército del Aire transportó efectivos de las Fuerzas Armadas francesas desde Dakar a...
MODE - Défilé Angélique Diedhiou au Festival DAOULABA 2015 à Bamako
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Tourbillon à Bamako
Comédie Malienne de Dominique PHILIPPE, réalisée en 2012 à Bamako. Après avoir fait le tour des Festivals Africains (Montréal, Helsinki, Los Angeles, Washington, Tunis, Cannes, Lausanne,...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Bamako is the capital and largest city of Mali, with a population of 1.8 million (2009 Census, provisional). In 2006, it was estimated to be the fastest growing city in Africa and sixth fastest in the world. It is located on the Niger River, near the rapids that divide the upper and middle Niger valleys in the southwestern part of the country. Bamako is the nation's administrative center. The city proper is a cercle in its own right.
Stade du 26 Mars
Stade du 26 Mars is located in the southern neighborhoods of Bamako, Mali. It serves as a home ground for domestic football club Stade Malien and is the national stadium. It has a capacity of 55,000 as an all-seater stadium. Built in 2001, it is named for the date of Martyrs' Day (Mali): a national commemoration of the 26 March 1991 Bamako uprising which overthrew the dictatorship of Moussa Traoré.
National Museum of Mali
The National Museum of Malí (French: Musée national du Mali) is an archaeological and anthropological museum located in Bamako, the capital of Mali. It presents permanent and temporary exhibits on the history of Mali, as well as the musical instruments, dress, and ritual objects associated with Mali's various ethnic groups.
National Library of Mali
The National Library of Mali (French: Direction nationale des Bibliothèques et de la Documentation) is a public library located in Bamako, Mali. The National Library was first created by the Institut Français d’Afrique Noire, an arm of the French colonial government, in 1944. Following Mali's 1960 independence, this library became the Government Library; it would later be renamed again as the National Library of Mali.
Bamako-Sénou International Airport
Bamako Senou International Airport is Mali's main airport approximately 15 km south of downtown Bamako, the capital of Mali in West Africa. It is managed by Aéroports du Mali (ADM). Its operations are overseen by the Malian Ministry of Equipment and Transports.
Stade Modibo Kéïta
Stade Modibo Keïta is a multi-purpose stadium in Bamako, Mali. It is currently used mostly for football matches, serving as a home ground for AS Real Bamako and, occasionally, the national team. The stadium holds 35,000 people and is named after President Modibo Keïta.
BCEAO Tower (Bamako)
The BCEAO Tower (fr. Tour de la BCEAO) in Bamako, Mali, at 20 stories is the tallest building in the West African nation. It sits of the north ("right→") bank of the Niger River in the city center of Bamako. Classified as Neo-Sudanic architecture, the tower is modeled on the Sudano-Sahelian architecture of the famous Mosques of Djenné and Timbuktu.
Bamako Grand Mosque
Bamako Grand Mosque is a mosque in the city centre of Bamako, Mali. Built on the site of a pre-colonial mud-brick mosque, the current Mosque was built through funding from the Saudi Arabian government at the end of the 1970s. One of the tallest structures in Bamako, the Mosque is situated north of the Niger River near the central Market (Grand Marche) and the colonial era Bamako Cathedral.
King Fahd Bridge
The King Fahd Bridge' (Pont roi fahd) of Bamako Mali connects the older sections of the Malian capital to its broad suburbs on the south shore of the Niger River. One of two road bridges across the Niger at Bamako, it is also known as the "New Bridge". Opened in 1992 with funding from the Saudi Fund for Development, it was named for Fahd of Saudi Arabia. 500 meters downstream (east) lies Bamako's first bridge, built in 1957 under French Colonial rule, renamed the Martyrs Bridge.
Martyrs Bridge (Bamako)
The Martyrs Bridge (Pont des martyrs) of Bamako Mali connects the older sections of the Malian capital to its broad suburbs on the south shore of the Niger River. One of two road bridges across the Niger at Bamako, it is also known as the "Old Bridge". Opened in 1957 when Mali was under French Colonial rule it was renamed the Martyrs Bridge after independence in 1961. Martyrs Bridge connects two of the main avenues of the city.
Korofina is a town in Mali, close enough to the capital Bamako to be a suburb.
2012 Malian coup d'état
The 2012 Malian coup d'état began on 21 March, when mutinying Malian soldiers, displeased with the management of the Tuareg rebellion, attacked several locations in the capital Bamako, including the presidential palace, state television, and military barracks. The soldiers, who said they had formed the National Committee for the Restoration of Democracy and State, declared the following day that they had overthrown the government of Amadou Toumani Touré, forcing him into hiding.
These districts belong to Bamako.
- Bamako Koura
- Dar Salam
- Medina Koura
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Bamako.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bamako.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bammaco, Bamaku, Bammako, Bamako, ባማኮ, باماكو, Бамако, Bamakɔ, Μπαμάκο, باماکو, Bamaco - Bamako, במקו, Բամակո, BKO, Bamakó, バマコ, 바마코, Bamakas, 巴馬科