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The Great Mosque. Ruins at Kilwa Kisiwani, Tanzania
Tanzania

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilwa_Kisiwani

Kilwa Kisiwani is a community on an island off the coast of East Africa in present-day Tanzania. Historically, it was the center of the Kilwa Sultanate, a Medieval sultanate, whose authority, at its height, stretched over the entire length of the Swahili Coast.

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