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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

Timbuktu | Mali | Britannica.com

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May 4, 2015 ... City in the western African country of Mali, historically important as a trading post on the trans-Saharan caravan route and as a centre of Islamic ...

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, Mali | 11 of the hottest places on Earth | MNN - Mother ...

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Feb 18, 2016 ... Timbuktu's history is a rich and storied one. Sitting at the crossroads of ancient Saharan trade routes, the city was once a thriving center of sc.

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 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...

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 ...

8 Facts That Show Timbuktu Is One of the Most Fascinating Cities in ...

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Sep 4, 2014 ... Timbuktu. Timbuktu is a city in the West African nation of Mali situated 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of the River Niger on the southern edge of ...

Timbuktu - History for Kids - 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.

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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 ...

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  ...