University of Timbuktu

University of Timbuktu

One of the oldest universities in the world is the University of Timbuktu, now in Mali. In the 12th century, the University had about 25,000 students in a city that had 100, 000 people. The ancient mosques, tombs and monuments of the university in Timbuktu comprised the Masajid of Djinguereber, the Masajid of Sidi Yahya, and the Masajid of Sankore.

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