Timbuktu, Mali • Earth.com

Last update: September 19th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Timbuktu, Mali

Located on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert in West Africa, Timbuktu is a place where nomadic people to meet up to trade. While the hottest known temperature in Timbuktu reached 130 degrees, it is not uncommon for this region to see summer temperatures that hover around 108 degrees.

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