Welcome to Nubian Market Place

Nubia was the base of a flourishing kingdom whose wealth was due to strong manufacturing and international trade with India and China.

Nubian Market Place is a modern day embodiment of that system of trade.

Nubian technological advances, vast production of iron, trade with the rest of Africa as well as international partners it soon became known as "the Birmingham of Africa." ...

Nubia was very rich in gold. It is possible that the Egyptian word for gold, nub, was the source of name of Nubia. Trade in "exotic" animals from farther south in Africa was another feature of their economy.

At the peak, the rulers controlled the Nile valley north to south.

The King of Nubia was an autocrat ruler who shared his authority only with the Queen Mother. See More