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The city is a trade city. In the 15th and 16th centuries it was the centre of the Songhai Empire.
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The city was founded in the 7th century a trading post, but it was during the the 15th and 16th that the city flourished and its height was the center of the Songhai Empire.
It was founded in the 7th century, when it was called ''Kawkaw''
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==

Revision as of 02:40, 7 February 2007

Gao is a small city of 38.000 inhabitants located in the Gao region of Mali.

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Understand

The city was founded in the 7th century a trading post, but it was during the the 15th and 16th that the city flourished and its height was the center of the Songhai Empire.

Get in

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


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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