What is Dakar?

  • (noun): The capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal.
    Synonyms: capital of Senegal

Dakar

Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal. It is located on the Cap-Vert Peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city on the African mainland. Its position, on the western edge of Africa, is an advantageous departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade; this fact aided its growth into a major regional port.

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Salémata Department
... and arrondissements of Senegal Dakar Region Dakar Almadies Grand Dakar Parcelles Assainies Plateau/Gorée Guédiawaye Guédiawaye Pikine Dagoudane Niayes ...
Loudia Ouolof Arrondissement - Subdivisions
... Regions, departments and arrondissements of Senegal Dakar Region Dakar Almadies Grand Dakar Parcelles Assainies Plateau/Gorée Guédiawaye Guédiawaye Pikine ...
Dakar - International Relations - Twin Towns—Sister Cities
... Dakar is twinned with Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States Baku, Azerbaijan Douala, Cameroon Isfahan, Iran Milan, Italy Oran, Algeria Rangpur, Bangladesh Rosario, Argentina ...
Sicap-Liberté
... is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal ... Commune d'arrondissements of Dakar Biscuiterie Cambérène Dieuppeul-Derklé Fann-Point E-Amitié Gueule Tapée-Fass-Colobane Gorée Grand Yoff Grand Dakar Hann Bel-Air HLM ...
Sébikotane Arrondissement
... of the Rufisque Department in the Dakar Region of Senegal ... Regions, departments and arrondissements of Senegal Dakar Region Dakar Almadies Grand Dakar Parcelles Assainies Plateau/Gorée Guédiawaye Guédiawaye Pikine Dagoudane Niayes ...