Site de la Mosquée de Kankou Moussa à Gao

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Site de la Mosquée de Kankou Moussa à Gao is part of the Tentative list of Mali in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Mosque of Kankou Moussa in Gao comprises the remains of a colossal brick building, designed by an Andalusian architect. It is a place of memory of the Mali Empire, which reached its peak in the 14th century during the reign of Emperor Kankou Moussa. Gao derived its wealth from the Trans-Saharan trade.

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Site de la Mosquée de Kankou Moussa à Gao
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Mali
Added
2021
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2021 Added to Tentative List

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