African Empires

  • Period: 500 to

    Hausa Empire

  • Period: Mar 28, 800 to

    Songhai

    The Songhai Empire is found on the Niger River. Declined after the death of the emperor. They were mostly arabic.
  • Period: Mar 28, 1000 to Mar 28, 1400

    Kilwa

    Kilwa is a small island off the east coast of Africa, part of what is now Tanzania.
  • Period: Mar 28, 1220 to Mar 28, 1450

    Great Zimbawe

    The Kingdom of Zimbabwe (1220–1450) was a kingdom located in the territory of modern-day Zimbabwe. It is famous for its capital, Great Zimbabwe, the largest stone structure in Southern Africa until recent times.
  • Period: Mar 28, 1230 to

    Mali Empire

    A.K.A Mandingo Empire or Manden Kurufa empire, total area included almost all land between the Sahara and coastal forests. Found in the present day countries of Senegal, southern Mauritania, Mali, northern Burkina Faso, western Niger, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, the Ivory Coast and northern Ghana. By 1350, the empire covered approximately 439,400 mi square.
  • Mar 28, 1235

    Ghana Empire

    Ghana Empire
    AKA Wagadou Empire, located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and Western Mali. Natural resources include: gold, salt and ivory
  • Period: Mar 28, 1440 to

    Benin Empire

    The Benin Empire was a pre-colonial African nation in what is now modern Nigeria. In 1440, Oba Ewuare, came to power and turned the city-state into an empire
  • Period: Mar 28, 1450 to

    Mutapa Empire

    Mutapa was a medieval kingdom and was stretched between The Zambezi and Limpopo rivers.
  • Period: Mar 28, 1450 to

    Mutapa Empire

    Mutapa was a medieval kingdom and was stretched between The Zambezi and Limpopo rivers.