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'''Gao''' is a region and a small city of 38.000 inhabitants on the Niger River in eastern [[Mali]].
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Revision as of 07:47, 1 March 2006

Gao a small city of 38.000 inhabitants in the Gao region on the Niger River in eastern Mali.

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Understand

The city is a trade city. In the 15th and 16th centuries it was the centre of the Songhai Empire. It was founded in the 7th century, when it was called Kawkaw

Get in

Point Afrique offers cheap flights from Paris or Marseille to Gao. The airport also has connections to other cities along the Niger.

Get around

See

  • the 14th century Gao Mosque
  • Askia Tomb, constructed in 1495
  • Sahel museum
  • markets, like La Dune Rose

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

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