Senegal

The capital of Senegal, Dakar, is the westernmost point in Africa. The country, slightly smaller than South Dakota, surrounds Gambia on three sides and is bordered on the north by Mauritania, on the east by Mali, and on the south by Guinea and Guinea-Bissau.


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  • Ziguinchor (Arabic: زيغينكور; Wolof: Siggcoor) is the capital of the Ziguinchor Region, and the chief town of the Casamance area of Senegal, lying at the mouth of the Casamance River It has a population of over 230,000 (2007 estimate) It is the seventh largest city of Senegal, but largely separated from the north of the country by The Gambia

  • Thies may refer to Thiès, a city in Senegal Université de Thiès in Senegal Olympique Thiès, a Senegalese football club Roman Catholic Diocese of Thiès Thiès Department Thiès Region in western Senegal Thies (name)

  • Dakar (English: ; French: [dakaʁ]; Wolof: Ndakaaru) is the capital and largest city of Senegal The city of Dakar proper has a population of 1,030,594, whereas the population of the Dakar metropolitan area is estimated at 394 million in 2021

  • Kaolack (Arabic: كاولاك; Wolof: Kawlax) is a town of 172,305 people (2002 census) on the north bank of the Saloum River and the N1 road in Senegal It is the capital of the Kaolack Region, which borders The Gambia to the south Kaolack is an important regional market town and is Senegal's main peanut trading and processing center

  • Guédiawaye is a town and département of the Dakar Region of Senegal Lying on the Atlantic Ocean to the north east of Dakar city centre, in 2013 it had a population of 329,659 Until the mid-2000s, the département was part of Pikine

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