Difference between revisions of "Gao"
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Gao is a region and a small city of 38.000 inhabitants on the Niger River in eastern 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