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Bamako is the capital and largest city of Mali. It is on the Niger River, near the rapids that divide the Upper and Middle Niger Valleys, in the southwestern part of the country.

Bamako
View of Bamako and Bamako Bridge.
View of Bamako and Bamako Bridge.
Location of Bamako in Mali
Location of Bamako in Mali
Coordinates: Coordinates: 12°39′N 8°0′E / 12.650°N 8.000°E / 12.650; 8.000
CountryMali
Founded17th century
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,690,471

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