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Timbuktu also spelled as Tinbuktu, Timbuctoo and Timbuktoo is a historical and still-inhabited city in the West African nation of Mali, situated 20 km (12 mi) north ...

Timbuktu | Mali | Britannica.com

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Aug 18, 2016 ... Timbuktu, French Tombouctou, city in the western African country of Mali, historically important as a trading post on the trans-Saharan caravan ...

Timbuktuheritage.org - History of Timbuktu - A Multicultural African ...

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Others even think of Timbuktu as being a legend or place which existed only in people's imagination. Timbuktu is located in the present day Republic of Mali at ...

Life in Timbuktu: how the ancient city of gold is slowly turning to dust ...

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Sep 16, 2014 ... Once a hub of Arab-African trade, Timbuktu is now a city on the edge ... Timbuktu is the only place in Mali where they imposed pre-paid meters.

Photos/Pictures of Timbuktu, Mali - Dan Heller

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Timbuktu, in French ("Tombouctou") means "well of the woman named 'Bouctou'". And "Bouctou" is a word that means, "belly button". On the right is a picture of ...

Islamic Manuscripts from Mali - Timbuktu-an Islamic Cultural Center ...

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Timbuktu, the legendary city founded as a commercial center in West Africa 900 years ago, is synonymous today for being utterly remote. This, however, was not  ...

Timbuktu - African History - mrdowling.com

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No name brings ancient Africa to mind more than Timbuktu, a great city that flourished on a bend in the ... By 1330, Timbuktu became part of the Kingdom of Mali.

Timbuktu Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Timbuktu , city (1987 pop. 31925), central Mali, near the Niger River. Connected with the Niger by a series of canals, Timbuktu is served by the...

Timbuktu (ca. 1100 –) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

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Located at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert and six miles north of the Niger River in the present-day nation of Mali, Timbuktu has been a centuries-old,  ...

Timbuktu: Historical Center of Learning - Live Science

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Jan 21, 2013 ... Timbuktu is a city in Mali, in West Africa, that was founded 1,800 years ago. During Europe's Middle Ages, it was home to a rich writing tradition ...

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Timbuktu - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

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Founded in the 5th century, the economic and cultural apogee of Timbuktu came about during the15th and 16th centuries. It was an ... Save Mali's Heritage

Timbuktu -- World Heritage Site -- National Geographic

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Get facts, photos, and travel tips for Timbuktu, a World Heritage site in Mali, from National Geographic.

The Legend of Timbuktu, Mali and Today - Geography - About.com

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Located near the edge the Niger River, Timbuktu is situated near the middle of Mali in Africa. Timbuktu has a population of approximately 30,000 and is a major  ...