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Most of Mali's population farmed poor soils with primitive technology tackled many problems and supported themselves and imperial states.

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Dogon Door, Koundou Guina, Mali. Since the Dogon language is oral, the Dogon often record their history in wood carvings, such as this door. This door deals with Dogon Cosmology and the Dogon migration that took place during the 12th to 15th centuries from ancestral lands to their current location on the Bandiagara Escarpment. | © **El-Len** on flickr

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from allAfrica.com

10 World Heritage Sites in West African to Visit Before You Die

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Great Mosque in Djenne, Mali is the largest adobe (mud-brick) building in the world & a stunning example of the local architecture, the mosque is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site & one of Africa’s most famous landmarks drawing visitors from around the world.

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adobe mosque in Mali, Timbuktu: I have a friend who moved to Mali. I had no idea that was where Timbuktu was. I always thought it was a fictional city-

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from Global Traveler

17 Top Tourism Destinations You Must Visit in Africa

An incredible architectural feat of beauty. The Great mosque of Djenne Mali. Is it now at risk?

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