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Dakar in Senegal
Location of the Dakar Region in Senegal
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Dakar is a region in the west of Senegal. The regional capital is Dakar, which is also the national capital.

As of the 2013 census, 2,956,023 people lived there. It has an area of 547 km2 (211 sq mi).

Départements

Map of the departments of the Dakar region of Senegal
Départements of Dakar

There are four départements:

  • Dakar Département
  • Guédiawaye Département
  • Pikine Département
  • Rufisque Département

Coordinates: 14°45′N 17°20′W / 14.750°N 17.333°W / 14.750; -17.333

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