YOU CAN EDIT THIS PAGE! Just click any blue "Edit" link and start writing!

Difference between revisions of "Gao"

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search

Default Banner.jpg

m (Gao (city) moved to Gao: Gao Region is already identified with a suffix)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Gao''' a small city of 38.000 inhabitants in the [[Gao (region)|Gao region]] on the Niger River in eastern [[Mali]].
'''Gao''' is a small city of 38.000 inhabitants located in the [[Gao (region)|Gao region]] of [[Mali]].

Revision as of 02:35, 7 February 2007

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


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. jdhfsjdhf blah blha blha


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






Get out

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!