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Basic information about Saint-Louis
The Saint-Louis Region (French: Région de Saint-Louis) of Senegal is on the border with Mauritania. Its capital is Saint-Louis. Famous for the cast iron bridge in its capital, built by French colonialists in the 19th century, the region includes the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, home to thousands of birds, some indigenous to the area.
Cities, towns & villages in Saint-Louis
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SiouréSioure is a town in the Podor Department of the Saint-Louis Region in Senegal, West Africa. It is situated on the left bank of the Senegal River on the island of Morfil about 250 km (150 miles) from the Atlantic Ocean. Sioure has an estimated population of 2550, all of whom are Haal'Pulaar'en or speakers of the Fula language, Pulaar The town has a school with six classes, a health centre and a mosque. Show Siouréon the map
Richard-TollRichard Toll is a town in northern Senegal, lying on the south bank of the River Senegal, just east of Rosso. Originally a colonial town, it was named for the park of the Chateau de Baron Roger, laid out by botanist Jean Michel Claude Richard. A rice growing scheme was originally initiated by France's colonial development organisation, FIDES, in 1949 with an initial cultivated area of 6,000 hectares (14,830 acres). The town's main industry is sugar. Estimated population 2007: 70,000. Marie Laforêt has a song about Richard Toll. Show Richard-Tollon the map
Saint-LouisSaint-Louis, or Ndar as it is called in Wolof, is the capital of Senegal's Saint-Louis Region. Located in the northwest of Senegal, near the mouth of the Senegal River, and 320 km north of Senegal's capital city Dakar, it has a population officially estimated at 176,000 in 2005. Saint-Louis was the capital of the French colony of Senegal from 1673 until 1902 and French West Africa from 1895 until 1902, when the capital was moved to Dakar. From 1920 to 1957 it also served as the capital of the neighboring colony of Mauritania. Show Saint-Louison the map
Agnam CivolAgnam Civol (also Anyam Siwol or Civol is a small town in the north-east of Senegal about 70 km north-west from Matam. It is in the historical region of Fouta-Toro in the department and region of Matam. The town is located on Highway N2 some 300 km east of Saint Louis. It is some 5 km south of the border with Mauretania, which generally follows the course of the Senegal River. Show Agnam Civolon the map
PodorPodor is the northernmost town in Senegal, Africa, lying on Morfil Island between the Sénégal River and Doué River. It was the location of the ancient state Takrur. It is home to a ruined French fort, built in 1854 as a centre for gold trading, and is the birthplace of fashion designer Oumou Sy, and musicians Baaba Maal and Mansour Seck. 360px Show Podoron the map
DaganaDagana is a town in the Saint-Louis Region of Senegal and the capital of the Dagana Department. It shares its name with the Dagana River. Ethnic groups in Dagana include Wolof, Fula (Fula: Fulɓe; French: Peul or Peulh), and Moor. Show Daganaon the map
Agnam LidoubéAgnam Lidoubé is a sahelian village in the north-east of Senegal located to the east of the village of Agnam-Goly. It had a population of 362 people according to the 2002 census. Show Agnam Lidoubéon the map
PalMpal is a town in northwestern Senegal. It lies on a branch railway of the Senegal Railway system. Show Palon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Saint-Louis
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Saint-LouisThe Saint-Louis Region (French: Région de Saint-Louis) of Senegal is on the border with Mauritania. Its capital is Saint-Louis. Famous for the cast iron bridge in its capital, built by French colonialists in the 19th century, the region includes the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, home to thousands of birds, some indigenous to the area.Show on map
Dagana DepartmentDagana is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Saint-Louis Region. The capital is Dagana.Show on map
PodorPodor Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Saint-Louis Region.Show on map
Kanel DepartmentKanel Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Matam Region.Show on map
Matam DepartmentMatam Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Matam Region.Show on map
Different buildings in Saint-Louis
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Barrage de DiamaThe Diama Dam, sometimes referred to as the Maka–Diama Dam, is a gravity dam on the Senegal River, spanning the border of Senegal and Mauritania. It is located next to the town of Diama, Senegal and about 22 km (14 mi) north of Saint-Louis, Senegal. The purpose of the dam is to prevent saltwater intrusion upstream, supply water for the irrigation of about 45,000 ha (110,000 acres) of crops and create a road crossing for the road between St. Louis and Nouakchott in Mauritania. Additionally, a ship lock built within the dam provides for navigation upstream. Plans for the dam were first drawn in 1970 when the riparian states within the Senegal River Basin Development Authority agreed to develop the Senegal River. The Diama Dam was to be constructed in conjunction with the Manantali Dam which@en .Show on map
Pont FaidherbeFaidherbe Bridge is a road bridge over the Sénégal River which links the island of the city of Saint-Louis in Senegal to the African mainland. The metal bridge is 507.35 metres (1,664.5 ft) long and 10.5 metres (34 ft) wide, weighing 1,500 tonnes (1,500 long tons; 1,700 short tons). It has eight spans, of which the longest five are 78.26 metres (256.8 ft).Show on map
Ouro Sogui AirportOuro Sogui Airport (IATA: MAX, ICAO: GOSM) is an airport serving Matam, a city on the Sénégal River and capital of the Matam Region in Senegal. The airport is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southwest of Matam, near the town of Ouro Sogui.Show on map
Richard-TollRichard Toll Airport (IATA: RDT, ICAO: GOSR) is an airport serving Richard Toll, a town in the Saint-Louis Region in northern Senegal.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Saint-Louis
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Lac de GuierThe Lac de Guiers or Lake Guiers is a lake in northern Senegal, south of the city of Richard-Toll and in the Louga and Saint-Louis regions. It is a chief source of fresh water for the city of Dakar, hundreds of kilometers to the south-west, through underground pipes. The shores are mostly fertile. The north shore and surrounding area have been converted to a large sugar-growing region irrigated with water from the lake.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Saint-Louis
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Île à MorfilMorfil (French: Ile à Morfil; literally, \"Ivory Island\") lies between the River Senegal and the Doué River in northern Senegal. Around the eleventh century, Morfil was the centre of Tekrur, one of the first Islamic sub-Saharan states. As such, it was an important centre of trans-Saharan trade. The island later became part of the Ghana Empire, then the Mali Empire, and was finally conquered by the French. It is named for the elephants which once roamed the island, but are now locally extinct. The main towns on the island are Podor and Salde.Show on map