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Sakao Destination Guide

Discover Sakao in Senegal

Sakao in the region of Fatick is a place located in Senegal - some 80 mi or ( 129 km ) East of Dakar , the country's capital .

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Local time in Sakao is now 01:45 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Dakar " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Tioutoune, Sombe, Sobene, and Sakao. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziguinchor . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Sakao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

CapOcap 6 - Sénégal - Fête de Tabaski dans un village

0:42 min by Xavier G.
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Une belle étape dans notre périple africain. Extrait du site CapOcap : capocap.over-blog.com ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Gandiaye

The town and commune of Gandiaye in the Department of Kaolack, central Senegal, lies along National Route 1 about 24 kilometers from Kaolack. The population (2002) is about 10,000 consisting of the Serer, Wolof, Fula, Bambara and Jola) ethnic groups. The commune includes the rural towns of Thiomby, le Dya, and Ndiebel. The economy is mainly agricultural, marketing to highway traffic. Outsiders come to fish in the Saloum River tributaries. As of 2002 the Mayor of Gandiaye was Dr. El Hadji Gueye.

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Located at 14.23 -16.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Kaolack Region, Populated places in Senegal, Serer country

Fatick

Fatick is a city in Senegal, located between M'bour and Kaolack and inhabited by the Serer people. Its 2005 population was estimated at 24,243. It is the capital of the Fatick Region.

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Located at 14.32 -16.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Fatick Region, Holy cities, Populated places in Senegal, Regional capitals in Senegal, Serer holy places

Sine-Saloum

Sine-Saloum is a region in Senegal located north of the Gambia and south of the Petite Côte. It encompasses an area of 24,000 square kilometers, about 12% of Senegal, with a population in the 1990s of 1,060,000. The western portion contains the Saloum Delta, a river delta at the junction of the Saloum and the North Atlantic. It is in this region that the Saloum Delta National Park is located. 145,811 hectares of the Delta were designated a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2011.

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Located at 14.18 -16.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Geography of Senegal, River deltas, Serer country

Kaolack

Kaolack 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. As the center of Ibrahimiyya branch of the Tijaniyyah Sufi order founded by Ibrayima Ñas, it is also a major center of Islamic education.

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Located at 14.18 -16.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: French West Africa, Kaolack Region, Populated places in Senegal, Regional capitals in Senegal

Kaolack Department

Kaolack Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kaolack Region.

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Located at 14.18 -16.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Departments of Senegal, Kaolack Region