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Mali Empire
Nyeni  (Bambara)
efter c. 1230:
Mande Kurufaba  (Bambara)[1]

 

c. 1235–c. 1610
 

 

 

Extent o the Mali Empire (c. 1350)
Caipital Niani; later Ka-ba
Leids Malinké, Mandinka, Fulani, Bozo
Releegion African Tradeetional Releegion, Islam
Poleetical structure Empire
Mansa (Emperor)
 -  1235–1255 Mari Djata I (first)
 -  c. 17t century Mahmud IV (last)
Legislatur Gbara
Historical era Postclessical Era
 -  Established c. 1235
 -  Caipital muived frae Niani tae Kangaba 1559
 -  State collapses and divided among emperor's sons c. 1610
Aurie
 -  1250[2] 100,000 km² (38,610 sq mi)
 -  1312[3] 1,294,994 km² (500,000 sq mi)
 -  1380[2] 1,100,000 km² (424,712 sq mi)
 -  1500[2] 400,000 km² (154,441 sq mi)
Siller Gowd dust
(Saut, copper an cowries war an aa common in the empire)
The day pairt o  The Gambie
 Guinea
 Guinea-Bissau
 Ivory Coast
 Mali
 Mauritanie
 Niger
 Senegal
Naitional Seembol: Faucon

The Mali Empire (Manding: Nyeni;[4]), an aa historically referred tae as the Manden Kurufaba,[1] wis an empire in Wast Africae frae c. 1230 tae c. 1610. The empire wis foondit bi Sundiata Keita an acame renained for the wealth o its rulers, especially Mansa Musa. The Manding leids war spoken in the empire.

The Mali Empire wis the lairgest in Wast Africae an profoondly influenced the cultur o Wast Africae throu the spread o its leid, laws an customs.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Piga, Adriana: Islam et villes en Afriqa au sud du Sahara: Entre soufisme et fondamentalisme, p. 265. KARTHALA Editions, 2003.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Taagepera, p. 497.
  3. Hempstone, p. 312.
  4. Ki-Zerbo, Joseph: UNESCO General History of Africa, Vol. IV, Abridged Edition: Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century, p. 57. University of California Press, 1997.
  5. "The Empire of Mali, In Our Time - BBC Radio 4". BBC. Retrieved 2015-10-29.