Ibn Battuta (Pronounced As Ibne Battuta) (1304–1368 or 1369) was a Moroccan explorer. He is known for the account of his journeys called the Rihla (Voyage). He travelled for nearly thirty years and covered most of the Islamic world. He also explored West Africa, Southern and Eastern Europe, South Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and China. This distance was more than Marco Polo traveled, about 75,000 km.