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Ancient Ghana was located between the upper Niger and Senegal rivers. Ghana’s kings took advantage of their location. Salt mines lay to the north in the Sahara. Gold mines lay farther to the south. Trade routes between the mines ran right through Ghana. Another trade route ran east to the Nile River Valley. Ghana’s capital, Kumbi, was at the center of these trade routes.