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Timbuktu

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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 - 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

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 ... She blames the parastatal Eléctricité du Mali. “EDM tricked us. Timbuktu is the only place in Mali where they imposed pre-paid meters.

Timbuktu: Historical Center of Learning - Live Science

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Jan 21, 2013 ... Now under attack by Islamist extremists, this city in Mali has a rich tradition of scholarship and trade.

Timbuktu, Mali - Facts, Location, Information, Map - World Map

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Timbuktu sits near the big bend of the Niger River on the cusp of Sahara in Mali. Find its location, map, facts, best time to visit & nearby attractions.

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 - The Ultimate History Project

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While the first three sites are only fantasies, Timbuktu is a very real, and very ... have taken over the small city in Mali, threatening destruction to monuments, ...

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 ...

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,  ...

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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.

Timbuktu | Mali | Britannica.com

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May 4, 2015 ... Timbuktu, French Tombouctou, city in the western African country of Mali, historically important as a trading post on the trans-Saharan caravan ...

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  ...