ⓘ Niafunke is a small town on the Niger River in central Mali. The town is the administrative center of the commune of Soboundou in the Niafunke Cercle of the Tom ..

                                     

ⓘ Niafunke

Niafunke is a small town on the Niger River in central Mali. The town is the administrative center of the commune of Soboundou in the Niafunke Cercle of the Tombouctou Region.

Niafunke was in the hometown of the musician and the farmer Ali Farka round, which moved there as an infant and later became the mayor in 2004. Niafunke is also the name of an album he recorded in 1999.