Nation profile

Azawad
Azawad

General information
Population
At least 1,300,000 inhabitants (incomplete data from 2009 Malian census)
Area
860,000 km2 approx. (borders are not fully demarcated in the south)
Institutions
5 provincial assemblies, one common Advisory Council (as foreseen in the 2015 agreement, to be implemented)
Major cities
Timbuktu, Gao, Kidal
State administration
Mali
Territorial languages
Tamashek, Peul, Songhai, Arabic
Official languages
French (Mali)
Major religion
Sunni Islam