Sites & cities that bear the name of Ambouli


Today in : Djibouti
First trace of activity : 1192 C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Canbala, أمبولي‎

Description : Ambouli (Arabic: أمبولي‎) is a southern suburb of Djibouti City, Djibouti. Located in the Djibouti region, O.G.S. Crawford identifies the city with Canbala. Canbala appears in Muhammad al-Idrisi's map of 1192 on the coast of the Horn of Africa, southeast of the straits of Bab-el-Mandeb, and with Cambaleh, a town where the Venetian traveler Bragadino, a thirteenth-century European visitor to Ethiopia, resided for eight years.

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