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  • Connect with fellow Americans in Bamako

  • Get information in our Bamako guide

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  • Matthew Brown

    As a development aid worker I am mostly busy near Timbouctou and Gao. InterNations helped me to exchange ideas with other development agencies.

InterNations — A Community for American Expats in Bamako

Hello to all Americans in Bamako! Are you interested in getting to know fellow expats in Bamako? Looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. wondering if there are any bars in Bamako which will be showing your favorite baseball or American football team’s upcoming match or where to go in town for st■ turkey?

There’s no doubt about it: . The is a city known for , and much more! With the , navigating your way around the city from one place to the next is simple. This also means that if you don’t want to live among the hustle and bustle of the center, you can enjoy a quieter life in , which are away from Bamako’s center.

Although Bamako has lots to offer, you might be wondering where and how you can meet other Americans in the city. Luckily, InterNations is here to make this easier for you! You’re warmly invited to join the InterNations community. Within our international network in Bamako, there’s a vibrant circle of American expats from all regions of USA, including New York City, Los Angeles, and beyond.

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    From United States of America, living in Bamako
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    From United States of America, living in Bamako
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    From United States of America, living in Bamako
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    From United States of America, living in Bamako
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    From United States of America, living in Bamako

Meet other Americans in Bamako

Connect at Our Events in Bamako

Attend our monthly events and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expats and fellow Americans in Bamako. From sailing to spirituality, there is sure to be something for everyone! In most communities, there are also monthly Newcomers’ Events especially for those who have recently joined the American community in Bamako. Take this chance to mingle and meet other expats and global minds in Bamako.

Want to meet other Americans at our events?

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Engage with Other Americans in Our Bamako Expat Forum

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Bamako expat forums. When you arrive in Bamako, you’re likely to have many questions, from how to register as a resident to where to find language lessons. Use our forum to ask members of the InterNations community everything you’re wondering about, even things like where to find ingredients for dishes from home in Bamako. InterNations makes it easy for American expats in Bamako to exchange experiences and tips to support each other. You can also check out our Expat Q&A Forum to look for accommodation, jobs, or even advice on the best international schools or whether there are any American schools in your area.

  • Rental vehicle - 10 days
    6 replies
    Nov 15, 12:20 PM
    Community member

    Thank you. This confirms what I have found. I have a deal with Maxi car and think it's pretty good. Merci beaucoup.

  • Sports?
    9 replies
    Jul 31, 6:05 PM
    Community member

    Hey Nick, You play soccer? A group of expats get together every Saturday to play some 5 a side, nothing too serious. Or rugby if you are interested.

  • Coming to Mali Soon! looking for information.
    13 replies
    Jan 23, 10:45 PM
    Community member

    just got here from NYC and found a nice furnished Apt ... get in touch and i can introduce you to my Agent/ Landlord

Ask experienced American expats in Bamako

  • Where can I find American food?
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Find People Who Share Your Passions

"The ""City On The Crocodile River"", Bamako can be a great place for expats, especially with the InterNations community helping you to make the most of your experience!

Do you want to continue with your hobbies — or discover new ones — while living in Bamako? There’s a variety of InterNations Groups you can join, including everything from sightseeing to hiking. These are run by dedicated Consuls with at least one activity each month, such as dinners in Bamako’s finest restaurants or outings with other expats to explore all that the has to offer, from Bamako Botanical Gardens to the Mali National Museum, a collection of Malian art, artifacts and textiles in pleasant grounds north of the city center, and much more."

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

Enjoy the International Experience with InterNations

  • Browse our network of members to get to know American expats in Bamako and connect with others.
  • Take part in our expat forums to get firsthand tips and information from fellow Americans in Bamako.
  • Meet other American expats and global minds at 600 monthly official events and share your interests at more than 4,600 monthly activities in Bamako and across the globe.

InterNations provides an easy, casual way to get to know expats from the USA and further afield in your local community. Sound good? Then let us welcome you into our Bamako Community today!

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Bamako at Our Events

Our Bamako community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Bamako’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the sandstone massif of the Adrar des Ifoghas. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from the United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Mali in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Bamako!

  • Matthew Brown

    As a development aid worker I am mostly busy near Timbouctou and Gao. InterNations helped me to exchange ideas with other development agencies.

  • Rikke Johansen

    A friend recommended InterNations for my relocation to Mali. Glad I joined -- settling in Bamako was much easier with the help of fellow expats.

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