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Djenné Destination Guide

Touring Djenné in Mali.

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Djenné in the region of Mopti Region with it's 22,382 citizens is located in Mali - some 247 mi (or 398 km) East of Bamako, the country's capital city.

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Time in Djenné is now 02:40 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Bamako" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tougan, Solenzo, Ouagadougou, Nouna, Dédougou or Fokolore. Being here already, consider visiting Yera, Weraka, Sine, Senoussa, Niala and Yantela. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Poterie à Djenné

06:56 min ( June 15, 2011 by clariacamilo)
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Premier stage de poterie chez Badji Samassekou. Technique propre au delta intèrieur du Niger. Organisation: Hôtel "Le village des amis" "Jatigui'ya" Association Malienne valorisant les créations Af...

Le bac de Djenné (Mali)

01:32 min ( January 06, 2009 by valpard)
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Djenné ferry VALPARD FILMS

Visite de Djenné / Visit of Djenne (Mal...

03:47 min ( January 06, 2009 by valpard)
Views: 24,390 - Rating: 4.86667/5

Djenné (also Dienné or Jenne) is a historically and commercially important small city in the Niger Inland Delta of central Mali. It is just west of the Bani River (the Niger River passes well to the...

Djenne Street Dance

01:00 min ( January 26, 2010 by saltspringpictures)
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A collection of short still camera videos from a trip to great Mali in January of 2009, featuring snippets of the Niger Music Festival. Salt Spring Traveller's know how to travel far and wide. See mor...

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Interesting facts about this location

Great Mosque of Djenné

The Great Mosque of Djenné is the largest mud brick or adobe building in the world and is considered by many architects to be the greatest achievement of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style, with definite Islamic influences. The mosque is located in the city of Djenné, Mali, on the flood plain of the Bani River. The first mosque on the site was built around the 13th century, but the current structure dates from 1907.

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Located at 13.91, -4.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:20th-century mosques, African architecture, Djenné, Massina Empire, Mosques in Mali, Religious buildings completed in 1907, Religious organizations established in the 13th century


Djenné-Djenno (also Jenne-Jeno) is the original site of Djenné, Mali and considered to be among the oldest urbanized centers in sub-Saharan Africa. It has been the subject of archeological excavations by Susan and Roderick McIntosh (and others) and has been dated to the 3rd century BC. There is evidence of iron-production, use of domesticated plants and animals, and complex homoarchical urban development as early as 900 AD.

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Located at 13.91, -4.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Mali, Djenné, Former populated places in Mali, Mopti Region

Djenné Cercle

Djenné Cercle is an administrative subdivision of the Mopti Region of Mali. The administrative center is the town of Djenné. In the 2009 census the cercle had a population of 207,260 people.

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Located at 13.91, -4.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Cercles of Mali, Mopti Region