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Capital city Bamako
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Bamako is a prairie city surrounded by mountains in Southwest Mali and is divided by the Niger River. In the 18th century the city was a village of several hundred households with the main industries being fishing and agriculture. France colonized Bamako in the 19th century, but the former capital of West Sudan, Kayes, was relocated to Bamako in 1904. Bamako became the capital of Mali when Mali gained its independence from France in 1960. The city of Bamako has been experiencing radical urbanization since. As a result, the growth of the city and the actual increase of its population have been significantly larger than what was planned in the revised Master Plan. The current population of the city is over 1 million. With the African Nations' Cup in 2002, there have been great developments in the city's infrastructure. Today Bamako is a city offering one of the finest environments for tourism and businesses.
 
The map of Bamako
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