MaliMali, officially the Republic of Mali e du Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa.Bamakois the capital and largest city of Mali.Sikassois a city in the south of Mali. It is Mali's second largest city with 225,753 residents in the 2009 census.The Niger Riveris the principal river of western Africa, extending about 4,180 km (2,600 mi). Its source is in the Guinea Highlands in southeastern Guinea. It runs in a crescent through Guinea, Mali, Niger, on the border with Benin and then through Nigeria, discharging through a massive delta, known as the Guinea Delta or the Oil Rivers, into the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic.Mount Hombori(Hombori Tondo) is a mountain in Mali's Mopti Region, near the town of Hombori. At 1,153 meters, it is the highest point in Mali.