Map Of Ancient Ghana Empire
The empire of ancient ghana was located in southern mauritania and northern senegal. The ghana empire or wagadou empire (existed c.
Ghana, first of the great medieval trading empires of western africa (fl. Top free images & vectors for map of ancient ghana empire in png, vector, file, black and white, logo, clipart, cartoon and transparent. The empire of ancient ghana, which lasted from about the seventh century ad to the thirteenth century ad, covered all the land between the niger and it is near the niger river.
Not connected geographically to the modern state of ghana, the the capital of the ghana empire was most likely koumbi saleh (in the absence of any other viable candidates).
Click the map to enlarge. This is believed to be first of at least three great empires that would rise in that part of africa from the ninth to the sixteenth centuries. This trade produced an increasing surplus, allowing for larger urban centers. The ghana empire, called the wagadou (or wagadu) empire by its rulers, was the empire's capital is believed to have been at koumbi saleh on the rim of the sahara desert.