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Timbuktu is located near the Niger River and was founded in the 11th century; contrary to the oldest rumors, the houses in Timbuktu were never made of gold. As of 2009, the population of Timbuktu was around 55,000. More »

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Africa is the second largest continent on the Earth and includes about 22 percent of the Earth's land mass. It is also the second most populous continent, with 1.1 billion people, 16 percent of the world's population as ... More »

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South Africa is a nation in the south of the African continent, comprising a total land area of 471,011 square miles, which is almost twice the size of Texas. The legislative capital of South Africa is Cape Town, while t... More »

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According to The Flag Foundation of Nigeria, the central vertical white stripe of Nigeria's flag represents peace and unity, and it alludes as well to the Niger River, which flows through the country and gives it its nam... More »

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The capital and largest city of Niger is Niamey, which is situated along the Niger River. The city had a population estimated to be around 1.3 million people as of 2011. Niamey has an area of approximately 92 square mile... More »

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Despite rumors to the contrary, there is no medical evidence that the Chihuahua breed of dog is capable of curing asthma. It is true, however, that the Chihuahua has less fur than many other breeds and is therefore apt t... More »

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New houses are available for in Guyana from companies such as Regency Homes and Guyana House for Sale. Regency Homes offers a number of villas spread along the coastline and a few minutes from Georgetown, while Guyana ha... More »

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