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Malindi

(mälĭn`dē), town, SE Kenya, on the Indian Ocean. It is a beach resort and a commercial center. Probably founded in the 10th cent. by Arab traders, Malindi became an important city-state and a major port. The Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama landed there in 1498 and erected a monument that still stands. Nearby are the ruins of Gedi, an ancient walled city. South of the town lies a national park established to protect coral reefs and aquatic wildlife.

Malindi

 

a city and port in Kenya, in Coast Province, on the Indian Ocean, south of the point where the Galana River flows into the Indian Ocean. Population, 5,800 (1962). A highway connects Malindi with the port of Mombasa. Sisal is exported from the city. Cotton-ginning enterprises are located in Malindi. Fishing is an important occupation. A seaside health resort is located in Malindi.

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