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Republic of Mali
Mali (/ˈmɑːli/ (About this soundlisten)French pronunciation: ​[mali]), officially the Republic of Mali (French: République du 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 18 million.[8] 67% of its population was estimated to be under the age of 25 in 2017.[9] Its capital 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, while the country's southern part, where the majority of inhabitants live, features the Niger and Senegal rivers. The country's economy centers on agriculture and mining. Some of Mali's prominent natural resources include gold, being the third largest producer of gold in the African continent,[10] and salt.[11]

Capital
Bamako
Square
1,240,000.0
Population
13,796,354
Languages
French, Bambara
Currency
XOF
Continent
Africa
Minister of Agriculture
   Minister Commissioner for Food Security of Mali : Kassoum Denon
Food Security Index
   42.00
Source for Food Security Index
   https://foodsecurityindex.eiu.com