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Alkamsara Destination Guide

Touring Alkamsara in Mali

Alkamsara in the region of Gao Region is located in Mali - some 584 mi or ( 940 km ) North-East of Bamako , the country's capital city .

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Time in Alkamsara is now 11:58 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Bamako " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Ouagadougou, Gorom Gorom, Dédougou, Boulsa, and Niamey. Being here already, consider visiting Ouagadougou . Check out our recommendations for Alkamsara ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Gao-Saney is the medieval town close to Gao, the capital of the Gao Empire, situated on the eastern Niger Bend in the present-day Republic of Mali. Its ruins are four km distant from the royal town of Gao. Gao-Saney became well-known among African historians because French administrators discovered here in a cave covered with sand in 1939 several finely carved marble stelae produced in Almeria in Southern Spain.

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Located at 16.25 -0.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Gao Region

Gao International Airport

Gao International Airport, also known as Korogoussou Airport, is an airport in Gao, Mali.

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Located at 16.25 0.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
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Tomb of Askia

The Tomb of Askia, in Gao, Mali, is believed to be the burial place of Askia Mohammad I, one of the Songhai Empire's most prolific emperors. It was built at the end of the fifteenth century and is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. UNESCO describes the tomb as a fine example of the monumental mud-building traditions of the West African Sahel. The complex includes the pyramidal tomb, two mosques, a cemetery and an assembly ground.

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Located at 16.29 -0.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: 1490s architecture, African architecture, Buildings and structures in Mali, Gao Region, World Heritage Sites in Mali

Tilemsi, Gao

Tilemsi is a commune in the Cercle of Gao in the Gao Region of south-eastern Mali. The principal town lies at Tine Aouker. As of 1998 the commune had a population of 2,088.

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Located at 16.25 -0.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Communes of Mali