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Map of Kedougou district in Senegal

Basic information about Kedougou
Kédougou Region is a region of Senegal. It was created in 2008. Formerly it was a department in the Region of Tambacounda. Kedougou has a number of ecotourism attractions. Peace Corps Volunteers in Kedougou lead development efforts, Peace Corps Kedougou including the first ever district-wide universal mosquito bed net coverage in Senegal.
Cities, towns & villages in Kedougou
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KédougouKédougou is a town in southeastern Senegal at 12.56 degrees N. latitude and 12.21 degrees W, longitude and at an elevation of 547 feet (167 meters) above sea level. Founded in the early 20th century by the Malinké people, Kédougou means the \"Land of Man\". The town lies on the N7 road and the River Gambia amid the Pays Bassari hills and Fouta Djallon foothills. It is near the borders of both Mali and Guinea. Local attractions include the Dindefelo Falls and Niokolo-Koba National Park. The main sources of income in the town are agriculture, small-scale commerce, construction, and gold mining. There is a military camp, a hospital, a community radio station and library, a Peace Corps Office and a number of small businesses. The most commonly spoken languages are Pulaar, Bassari, Bedik, Diaxank Show Kédougouon the map
Népen DiakhaNepen Diakha is a locality situated in the Kédougou Region, Senegal. The highest point of the country is located 2770 metres south-east of Nepen Diakha an unnamed ridge that is customarily stated as 581 metres (1,906 feet) above sea level, defining the border with Guinea. Modern maps, however, show this point to be 638 metres above sea level. The village of Nepin Peul is the closest locality to this ridge. The coordinates of the highest point of Senegal are 12°22′24″N 12°32′37″W / 12.37333°N 12.54361°W. Show Népen Diakhaon the map
BandafassiBandafassi is town in south-eastern Senegal about 750 km from Dakar near the borders with Mali and Guinea.<. It constitutes about half of the territory of the Arrondissement of Bandafassi of the Kédougou Department, eastern Senegal, The area constitutes the Bandafassi DSS (demographics surveillance site) of the INDEPTH Network. The population includes ethnic groups Bedick (Bedik), Mandinka and Fula Bande. Show Bandafassion the map
BembouBembou is a settlement in Senegal. Show Bembouon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Kedougou
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Région de KédougouKédougou Region is a region of Senegal. It was created in 2008. Formerly it was a department in the Region of Tambacounda. Kedougou has a number of ecotourism attractions. Peace Corps Volunteers in Kedougou lead development efforts, Peace Corps Kedougou including the first ever district-wide universal mosquito bed net coverage in Senegal.Show on map
Département de SalémataSalémata Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kédougou Region. It was created as part of the new region in 2008. It is also an arrondissement of Senegal.Show on map
SarayaSaraya Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kédougou Region. It was created as part of the new region in 2008. It is also an arrondissement of SenegalShow on map
Different buildings in Kedougou
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KédougouKédougou Airport (IATA: KGG, ICAO: GOTK) is an airport serving Kédougou, a town in the Tambacounda Region of Senegal.Show on map