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Kaolack in the region of Kaolack with its 172,305 inhabitants is a town in Senegal - some 87 mi or ( 140 km ) South-East of Dakar , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Kaolack is now 02:41 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Dakar " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Tioupane, Saint-Louis, Rhap, and Nguerkor. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziguinchor . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kaolack ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Madina Baye -The City of Our Father

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Images from Madina Baye Senegal. The Grand mosque and people associated with the city. ..

The Roads of Commune de Kaolack

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The reason why Senegal and the Gambia need to stop farting around and fix these roads. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 0 km away
Tags: Departments of Senegal, Kaolack Region


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 0 km away
Tags: French West Africa, Kaolack Region, Populated places in Senegal, Regional capitals in Senegal


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 0 km away
Tags: Geography of Senegal, River deltas, Serer country


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 6 km away
Tags: Kaolack Region, Populated places in Senegal, Serer country


Lydiane is a town in east central Senegal in Kaolack region.

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Located at 14.18 -16.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Senegal