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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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Summary: UAE plane carrying 100 tonnes of food supplies arrives in Bamako
QNA Bamako The Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani arrived to a rousing welcome in Bamako during an official visit to Mali on Thursday.
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and Mali president Ibrahim Boubacar Keta shake hands at the presidential palace at Bamako.
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Three civilians - a Chinese citizen, a Malian and a French-Gabonese dual national - were also killed in the worst terror attack to strike Bamako since late 2015.
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A luxury resort popular with Western expatriates outside Mali's capital Bamako came under attack by gunmen on Sunday, the Security Ministry said.
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