Africa is in blue. Utah is in North America. Can you find North America? Is North America close to Africa or far away? It takes about 24 hours to fly on a plane from Utah to Ouelessebougou.
Ouelessebougou, Mali, Africa
Here is a close up map of Africa. Ouelessebougou is in Western Africa. What color is Western Africa on the map?
Ouelessebougou is in the country of Mali. It's in the middle of Western Africa.
Here is a map of the country of Mali. Can you find Ouelessebougou? Bamako is the capital city of Mali. Bamako is right on the Niger River which runs through Mali. Now let's see if you can remember. Is North America (where we live) close to Africa? What part of Africa is Ouelessebougou in? What country is Ouelessebougou in? Here's the bonus question! What is the name of the capital city of Mali?