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Malindi is a city in Kenya that has been a Swahili settlement since the 14th century. Once only rivaled by Mombasa for dominance in this part of East Africa. Malindi has traditionally been a port city for foreign powers. In 1414, the caliph of Malindi initiated diplomatic relations with China during the voyages of the explorer Zheng He. The Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama met Malindi authorities in 1498 to sign a trade agreement and hire a guide for the voyage to India. In 1499 the Portuguese established a trading post in Malindi wich served as a resting stop on the way to and from India.


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Malindi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (334 words)
Malindi, once known as Melinde is a town on Malindi Bay at the mouth of the Galana River, lying on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya.
It is the capital of the Malindi District.
Malindi is served with a domestic airport and a highway between Mombasa and Lamu.
Kenya: Malindi Kenya (1374 words)
Malindi was founded as a town in the early thirteenth century by the Arabs.
In 1861, the Sultan of Zanzibar refounded Malindi.
In the period from 1945 to 1968 the population in the Malindi Sub District expended dramatically from 40,000 to 93,000 (+133%).
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