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Current Name Founded Destroyed Age City Province/State Country  
Abéché c. 1700 AD 1909 AD 209 Ouéré Ouaddai Chad
Ouaddai
Abéché
c. 1700 AD -- 1909 AD
Abu Simbel 1264 BC c. 600 BC 664 Abu Simbel Aswan Egypt
Egyptian
Abu Simbel
1264 BC -- c. 600 BC
Adulis c. 100 AD c. 900 AD 800 Semenawi K'eyih Bahri Eritrea
Aksumite
Adulis
c. 100 AD -- c. 900 AD
Aghmat 1058 AD c. 1147 AD 89 Maraksh Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz Morocco
Almoravid
Aghmat
1058 AD -- c. 1147 AD
Aksum c. 100 AD c. 900 AD 800 Akesum Tigray Ethiopia
Aksumite
Aksum
c. 100 AD -- c. 900 AD
Alexandria c. 500 BC c. 1500 AD 2000 Egypt
Egyptian
Rhacotis
c. 500 BC -- 331 BC
Macedonian
Alexandria
331 BC -- 80 BC
Roman
Alexandria
80 BC -- 619 AD
Sassanid
Alexandria
619 AD -- 642 AD
Arab
Alexandria
642 AD -- 645 AD
Byzantine
Alexandria
645 AD -- c. 1500 AD
Altava c. 0 AD c. 600 AD 600 Aine Tellout Tlemcen Algeria
Roman
Altava
c. 0 AD -- 429 AD
Berber
Altava
429 AD -- c. 600 AD
Aramis c. 4000000 BC c. 500000 BC 3500000 Afar Ethiopia
Unknown
Aramis
c. 4000000 BC -- c. 500000 BC
Avaris c. 3000 BC c. 305 BC 2695 Fakous Ash Sharqiyah Egypt
Egyptian
Avaris
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Bandiagara c. 1000 AD c. 1500 AD 500 Bandiagara Mopti Mali
Tellem
Bandiagara
c. 1000 AD -- c. 1500 AD
Benghazi c. 525 BC 1943 AD 2468 Banghazi Libya
Greek
Euesperides
c. 525 BC -- c. 323 BC
Ptolemaic
Euesperides
c. 323 BC -- 96 BC
Roman
Berenice
96 BC -- c. 430 AD
Vandal
Berenice
c. 430 AD -- c. 500 AD
Byzantine
Berenice
c. 500 AD -- c. 650 AD
Rashidun
Barneeq
c. 650 AD -- 661 AD
Umayyad
Barneeq
661 AD -- 750 AD
Abbasid
Barneeq
750 AD -- c. 900 AD
Fatimid
Barneeq
c. 900 AD -- c. 1200 AD
Unknown
Barneeq
c. 1200 AD -- c. 1500 AD
Unknown
Marsa ibn Ghazi
c. 1500 AD -- 1578 AD
Ottoman
Benghazi
1578 AD -- 1711 AD
Karamanli
Benghazi
1711 AD -- 1835 AD
Ottoman
Benghazi
1835 AD -- 1911 AD
Italian
Benghazi
1911 AD -- 1943 AD
Benin City c. 1200 AD c. 1800 AD 600 Benim Edo Nigeria
Edo
Benin City
c. 1200 AD -- c. 1800 AD
Busiris c. 3000 BC c. 305 BC 2695 Samannud Al Gharbiyah Egypt
Egyptian
Busiris
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Buto c. 3100 BC 390 AD 3490 Kafr ash Shaykh Egypt
Egyptian
Per-Wadjet
c. 3100 BC -- 305 BC
Ptolemaic
Buto
305 BC -- 30 BC
Roman
Buto
30 BC -- 390 AD
Cairo c. 3000 BC c. 305 BC 2695 El Kahira Al Qahirah Egypt
Egyptian
Cairo
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Carthage c. 650 BC 534 AD 1184 Wadi al Layl Tunis Tunisia
Carthaginian
Carthage
c. 650 BC -- 146 BC
Vandal
Carthage
435 AD -- 534 AD
Chinguetti 777 AD c. 1300 AD 523 Chinguetti Adrar Mauritania
Berber
Chinguetti
777 AD -- c. 1300 AD
Cidade Velha 1462 AD ??? 98537 Praia Cape Verde
Genoa
???
1462 AD -- ???
Cyrene 630 BC 643 AD 1273 Al Jabal al Akhdar Libya
Greek
Cyrene
630 BC -- 323 BC
Ptolemaic
Cyrene
323 BC -- 276 BC
Cyrene
Cyrene
276 BC -- 250 BC
Ptolemaic
Cyrene
250 BC -- 96 BC
Roman
Cyrene
96 BC -- 643 AD
Dahshur c. 3000 BC c. 305 BC 2695 Badrashên Al Jizah Egypt
Egyptian
Dahshur
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Dhar Tichitt c. 4000 BC ??? 103999 Aïoun el Atrouss Hodh El Gharbi Mauritania
Unknown
???
c. 4000 BC -- ???
Djenné-Djenno c. 250 BC c. 900 AD 1150 Djénné Mopti Mali
Unknown
Djenné-Djenno
c. 250 BC -- c. 50 AD
Unknown
Djenné-Djenno
c. 50 AD -- c. 300 AD
Unknown
Djenné-Djenno
c. 300 AD -- c. 900 AD
Gao c. 1000 AD c. 1591 AD 591 Gao Gao Mali
Gao
Gao
c. 1000 AD -- c. 1464 AD
Songhai
Gao
c. 1464 AD -- c. 1591 AD
Giza c. 2500 BC c. 305 BC 2195 El Kahira Al Qahirah Egypt
Egyptian
Giza
c. 2500 BC -- c. 305 BC
Grand-Bassam 1893 AD 1960 AD 67 Sud-Comoe Cote d'Ivoire
French (Kingdom)
Grand-Bassam
1893 AD -- 1960 AD
Heliopolis c. 6000 BC c. 300 AD 6300 Al Qahirah Egypt
Predynastic
Iunu
c. 6000 BC -- c. 3000 BC
Egyptian
Iunu
c. 3000 BC -- 332 BC
Greek
Heliopolis
332 BC -- c. 100 BC
Roman
Heliopolis
c. 100 BC -- c. 300 AD
Helwan c. 3000 BC c. 305 BC 2695 Badrashên Al Jizah Egypt
Egyptian
Helwan
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Heracleion c. 1500 BC c. 500 AD 2000 Abou Kir Al Iskandariyah Egypt
Egyptian
Heracleion
c. 1500 BC -- c. 305 BC
Ptolemaic
Heracleion
c. 305 BC -- c. 30 BC
Roman
Heracleion
c. 30 BC -- c. 500 AD
Herakleopolis c. 3000 BC c. 390 AD 3390 Ihnasiyah al Khadra' Bani Suwayf Egypt
Egyptian
Herakleopolis
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Ptolemaic
Herakleopolis
c. 305 BC -- c. 30 BC
Roman
Herakleopolis
c. 30 BC -- c. 390 AD
Kawinza c. 670 AD c. 880 AD 210 Niafounké Tombouctou Mali
Unknown
Kawinza
c. 670 AD -- c. 880 AD
Kerma c. 7500 BC c. 500 BC 7000 Darfur Sudan
Neolithic
Kerma
c. 7500 BC -- c. 3000 BC
Kerma
Kerma
c. 2500 BC -- c. 1504 BC
Egyptian
Kerma
c. 1540 BC -- c. 1000 BC
Kush
Kerma
c. 1000 BC -- c. 500 BC
Kilwa Kisiwani c. 1000 AD c. 1500 AD 500 Ikwiriri Pwani Tanzania
Kilwa
Kilwa Kisiwani
c. 1000 AD -- c. 1500 AD
Kintampo c. 2500 BC c. 2015 AD 4515 Kintampo Brong-Ahafo Ghana
Unknown
Kintampo
c. 2500 BC -- c. 2015 AD
Kirikongo c. 1000 BC ??? 100999 Nouna Kossi Burkina Faso
Unknown
???
c. 1000 BC -- ???
Ksar el Barka 1690 AD c. 1900 AD 210 Ksar el Barka Tagant Mauritania
Kunta
Ksar el Barka
1690 AD -- c. 1900 AD
Lahun c. 3000 BC c. 305 BC 2695 Bani Suwayf Egypt
Egyptian
Lahun
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Loropéni c. 1100 AD ??? 98899 Gaoua Poni Burkina Faso
Unknown
???
c. 1100 AD -- ???
Marrakesh 1062 AD c. 1147 AD 85 Maraksh Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz Morocco
Almoravid
Marrakesh
1062 AD -- c. 1147 AD
Matara c. 100 AD c. 900 AD 800 Semenawi K'eyih Bahri Eritrea
Aksumite
Matara
c. 100 AD -- c. 900 AD
Meidum c. 3000 BC c. 305 BC 2695 Bani Suwayf Egypt
Egyptian
Meidum
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Meroë c. 800 BC c. 100 AD 900 Kabbashi Al Khartum Sudan
Kush
Meroë
c. 800 BC -- c. 100 AD
Nabta Playa c. 6900 BC c. 3400 BC 3500 Wadi Halfa' Ash Shamaliyah Sudan
Nabta Playa
Nabta Playa
c. 6900 BC -- c. 3400 BC
Napata c. 1500 BC c. 100 AD 1600 Kareima Darfur Sudan
Egyptian
Napata
c. 1500 BC -- c. 1075 BC
Kush
Napata
c. 1075 BC -- c. 100 AD
Ngazargamu 1460 AD 1809 AD 349 Maïné-Soroa Diffa Niger
Bornu
Ngazargamu
1460 AD -- 1809 AD
Ouadane c. 1000 AD c. 1800 AD 800 Chinguetti Adrar Mauritania
Unknown
Ouadane
c. 1000 AD -- c. 1800 AD
Oualata c. 1000 AD c. 1600 AD 600 Oualâta Hodh Ech Chargui Mauritania
Ghana
Oualata
c. 1000 AD -- c. 1200 AD
Mali
Oualata
c. 1200 AD -- c. 1600 AD
Ounjougou c. 10000 BC c. 500 BC 9500 Douentza Mopti Mali
Unknown
Ounjougou
c. 10000 BC -- c. 500 BC
Porto-Novo c. 1400 AD c. 1900 AD 500 Porto-Novo Oueme Benin
Oyo
Porto-Novo
c. 1400 AD -- c. 1900 AD
Ptolemais c. 700 BC c. 600 AD 1300 Libya
Greek
Ptolemais
c. 700 BC -- 331 BC
Ptolemaic
Ptolemais
331 BC -- c. 0 AD
Roman
Tolmeta
c. 0 AD -- c. 330 AD
Byzantine
Tolmeta
c. 330 AD -- c. 600 AD
Rosetta c. 2500 BC c. 1900 AD 4400 Al Buhayrah Egypt
Egyptian
Khito
c. 2500 BC -- c. 300 BC
Ptolemaic
Bolbitine
c. 300 BC -- c. 30 BC
Roman
Rosetta
30 BC -- 390 AD
Unknown
Rosetta
390 AD -- c. 750 AD
Abbasid
Rosetta
c. 750 AD -- c. 1100 AD
Crusader
Rosetta
c. 1100 AD -- c. 1250 AD
Mamluk
Rosetta
c. 1250 AD -- c. 1500 AD
Ottoman
Rosetta
c. 1500 AD -- c. 1900 AD
Sabha c. 500 BC 1835 AD 2335 Sebhah Sabha Libya
Garamante
Sabha
c. 500 BC -- c. 500 AD
Unknown
Sabha
c. 500 AD -- c. 1500 AD
Ottoman
Sabha
c. 1500 AD -- 1711 AD
Karamanli
Sabha
1711 AD -- 1835 AD
Sais c. 3100 BC 305 BC 2795 Basyun Al Gharbiyah Egypt
Egyptian
Zau
c. 3100 BC -- 305 BC
Saqqara c. 2700 BC c. 305 BC 2395 Hawamidyah Al Jizah Egypt
Egyptian
Saqqara
c. 2700 BC -- c. 305 BC
Ségou c. 1700 AD 1890 AD 190 Segoukoro Segou Mali
Bamana
Ségou
c. 1700 AD -- 1848 AD
Toucouleur
Ségou
1848 AD -- 1890 AD
Sine Ngayène c. 300 BC c. 1500 AD 1800 Yallal Lower River The Gambia
Unknown
Sine Ngayène
c. 300 BC -- c. 1500 AD
Songo Mnara c. 1000 AD c. 1500 AD 500 Lindi Tanzania
Kilwa
Songo Mnara
c. 1000 AD -- c. 1500 AD
Sukur c. 1600 AD c. 1900 AD 300 Borno Nigeria
Dur
Sukur
c. 1600 AD -- c. 1900 AD
Tanis c. 1100 BC c. 500 AD 1600 San al Hajar al Qibliyah Ash Sharqiyah Egypt
Egyptian
Djanet
c. 1100 BC -- c. 305 BC
Ptolemaic
Tanis
305 BC -- 30 BC
Roman
Tanis
30 BC -- c. 500 AD
Tell Basta c. 3000 BC c. 30 BC 2970 Ash Sharqiyah Egypt
Egyptian
Bubastis
c. 3000 BC -- c. 305 BC
Ptolemaic
Bubastis
c. 305 BC -- c. 30 BC
Thebes c. 3200 BC ??? 103199 El Karnak Qina Egypt
Egyptian
Thebes
c. 3200 BC -- ???
Tichit c. 1000 AD ??? 98999 Aïoun el Atrouss Hodh El Gharbi Mauritania
Unknown
???
c. 1000 AD -- ???
Timbuktu c. 1100 AD 1890 AD 790 Timboctú Tombouctou Mali
Unknown
Timbuktu
c. 1100 AD -- c. 1325 AD
Mali
Timbuktu
c. 1325 AD -- c. 1425 AD
Berber
Timbuktu
c. 1425 AD -- c. 1475 AD
Songhai
Timbuktu
c. 1475 AD -- 1591 AD
Pashalik of Timbuktu
Timbuktu
1591 AD -- 1608 AD
Arma
Timbuktu
1608 AD -- 1826 AD
Massina
Timbuktu
1826 AD -- 1865 AD
Toucouleur
Timbuktu
1865 AD -- 1890 AD
Ulundi c. 1816 AD ??? 98183 Ulundi KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
Zulu
Ulundi
c. 1816 AD -- 1897 AD
British
Ulundi
1897 AD -- 1910 AD
South African
Ulundi
1910 AD -- ???
Volubilis c. 300 BC c. 974 AD 1274 Mekinez Meknes-Tafilalet Morocco
Phoenician
Volubilis
c. 300 BC -- c. 100 AD
Roman
Volubilis
c. 100 AD -- c. 330 AD
Umayyad
Volubilis
708 AD -- c. 800 AD
Idrisid
Volubilis
c. 800 AD -- c. 974 AD
Wassu c. 300 BC c. 1500 AD 1800 Madina Central River The Gambia
Unknown
Wassu
c. 300 BC -- c. 1500 AD
Yeha c. 100 AD c. 900 AD 800 Adoduwa Tigray Ethiopia
Aksumite
Yeha
c. 100 AD -- c. 900 AD
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