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Amata Destination Guide

Delve into Amata in Mali

Amata in the region of Gao Region is located in Mali - some 593 mi or ( 955 km ) North-East of Bamako , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Amata

Local time in Amata is now 11:46 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Bamako " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Gourcy, Djibo, Boulsa, Niamey, and Timbuktu. While being here, you might want to check out Gourcy . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Amata ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 23 km away
Tags: 1490s architecture, African architecture, Buildings and structures in Mali, Gao Region, World Heritage Sites in Mali