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Agadez It also formed part of the Saharan 'Salt Route' leading towards the Sahel in Africa (AB ev)
Ancient ksours Oualata (Walata) was a centre of salt trade.
Avignon At the foot of the bridge there used to be a salt store. It was located on a salt trade route.
Fortifications of Vauban Saint-Martin-de-Ré: "Durant le XVIIIe siècle, le port est très actif avec le commerce du sel, du vin et des eaux de vie." (wiki fr)
Grand Canal Yangzhou - 2 elelemtns within this city are the "Salt Ancestral Temple" and the "Former Residence of Lu Shaoxu, a Salt Merchant". A major role of the Canal was to transport salt from south to north. Yangzhou was the administrative center of the Lianghuai sector of the Government's Salt monopoly during the Ming period. See
Ibiza Ses Salines
Lübeck Salt storehouses
Regensburg Salzstadl (1597), a warehouse for salt on Stadamthof
Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans
Timbuktu Salt trade
Tokaji Wine Region Tokaj was an important medievil centre of the salt trade.
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines


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