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The capital and largest city of Mali, in the southwest of the country on the Niger River.


(Placename) the capital of Mali, in the south, on the River Niger. Pop: 1 379 000 (2005 est)


(ˈbæm əˌkoʊ, ˌbɑ məˈkoʊ)

the capital of Mali: inland port on the Niger River. 404,022.
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Noun1.Bamako - the capital of MaliBamako - the capital of Mali; located in the south on the Niger
French Sudan, Mali, Republic of Mali - a landlocked republic in northwestern Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960; Mali was a center of West African civilization for more than 4,000 years
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TUNIS (TAP) - Tunisia has firmly condemned Friday's terrorist attack at a hotel in Bamako, Mali, which killed several innocents.
The presence of extremist groups in Mali prompted the French to intervene in January 2013, when the mostly Al Qaida affiliated militants were making their way towards Bamako.
ABU DHABI, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday condemned the recent "terrorist" attack on a hotel in Bamako in Mali, which killed and injured dozens of guests and employees.
The official said 12 bodies were found in the basement of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, with another 15 bodies discovered on the second floor.
In a statement, Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammed Momani affirmed the Government of Jordan's strong rejection and condemnation of the Bamako hotel terror attack.
People run to flee from the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali, Friday, Nov.
Bamako, Safar 8, 1437, Nov 20, 2015, SPA -- Gunmen attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday and are believed to have taken hostages, members of the hotel's security services said according to dpa.
Turkish pilots and cabin crew, who arrived into Bamako Senou Airport accompanied by Mali Turkish embassy vehicles and security escorts, have been making checkouts for flight under the observation of ambassador Hikmet Renan E[currency]ekeroy-lu.
That strong sense of inclusiveness and purpose among those at Embassy Bamako can really bring out the best in a Foreign Service tour.
NNA - A Dutch hostage freed after being held by al-Qaida-linked extremists in Mali for more than three years was due to arrive in the capital Bamako on Tuesday, Dutch and Malian diplomatic sources said.