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Map of Tambacounda district in Senegal

Basic information about Tambacounda
Tambacounda, formerly known as Sénégal Orientale, is a region of Senegal. It used to be part of the Mali Empire before the borders were created to separate Mali from Senegal. Tambacounda is physically the largest of Senegal's 14 regions, but is sparsely populated and its economy lags behind the rest of the country. The department of Kédougou was separated from Tambacounda in 2008, and became a separate region.
Cities, towns & villages in Tambacounda
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BakelBakel is a town of approximately 15,000 inhabitants located in the eastern part of Senegal, West Africa. The town is located on the left bank of the Sénégal River, 65 kilometers (40 mi) from the Malian border and linked by canoe ferry to the village of Gouraye in Mauritania. Bakel is also the site of a study of annual flow volumes of the Senegal river from 1904 to 1990 which showed a dramatic reduction in the river's volume especially in the past twenty years. Bakel City Gang is the name of a famous song made by Booba, a French rap star whose father originated from this town. Show Bakelon the map
DiabougouDiabougou is a village in the Tambacounda Region of eastern Senegal, near the border with Mali. The village is north of the town of Kidira and its major transport links, and close to the Falémé River. The village has grown rapidly since 2006 due to the thousands of immigrant miners attracted by a local gold rush. Diabougou has the largest informal gold mining operation in Senegal. Show Diabougouon the map
Niokolo-KobaThe Niokolo-Koba National Park (French: Parc National du Niokolo Koba, PNNK) is a World Heritage Site and natural protected area in south eastern Senegal near the Guinea-Bissau border. It is served by Niokolo-Koba Airport, an unpaved airstrip. Show Niokolo-Kobaon the map
TambacoundaTambacounda is the largest city in eastern Senegal, 400 kilometres (250 mi) southeast of Dakar, and is the regional capital of the province of the same name. Its estimated population in 2007 was 78,800. Show Tambacoundaon the map
KidiraKidira is a town in eastern Senegal, lying near the Malian border. Show Kidiraon the map
NayéNaye is a town in Senegal on the border with Mali Show Nayéon the map
KoumpentoumKoumpentoum is a town in central Senegal. Show Koumpentoumon the map
KoussanarKoussanar is a town in central Senegal. Show Koussanaron the map
BannbadinnkaBambadinka is a settlement in Senegal. Show Bannbadinnkaon the map
GoudiryGoudiry is a town in eastern Senegal. Show Goudiryon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Tambacounda
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TambacoundaTambacounda, formerly known as Sénégal Orientale, is a region of Senegal. It used to be part of the Mali Empire before the borders were created to separate Mali from Senegal. Tambacounda is physically the largest of Senegal's 14 regions, but is sparsely populated and its economy lags behind the rest of the country. The department of Kédougou was separated from Tambacounda in 2008, and became a separate region.Show on map
Tambacounda DepartmentTambacounda Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Tambacounda Region. It formerly covered an area of 20,328 km² and in 2013 had an estimated population of 283,769. However in 2005 it was reduced in size to make way for the new department, Koumpentoum Department.Show on map
BakelBakel Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Tambacounda Region. The department had an area of 22,378 km² and population estimate at 215,680 in 2005. However, recently the department was reduced to create the new department of Goudiry.Show on map
Kédougou DepartmentKédougou Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kédougou Region, formerly part of the Tambacounda Region. It includes the following arrondissements: \n* Bandafassi \n* Fongolimbi \n* Salemata \n* SarayaShow on map
KoumpentoumKoumpentoum Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Tambacounda Region. It is a recent creation. It is also an arrondissement of Senegal.Show on map
GoudiryGoudiry Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Tambacounda Region. It is a recent creation. It is also an arrondissement of Senegal.Show on map
Different buildings in Tambacounda
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TambacoundaTambacounda Airport (IATA: TUD, ICAO: GOTT) is an airport serving Tambacounda, the capital of the Tambacounda Region in Senegal.Show on map
BakelBakel Airport (IATA: BXE, ICAO: GOTB) is an airport serving Bakel, a town in Bakel department, Tambacounda region, Senegal.Show on map
Simenti AirportSimenti Airport (IATA: SMY, ICAO: GOTS) is an airport serving Simenti in Senegal.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Tambacounda
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Niokolo KobaThe Niokolo Koba is a river in Senegal. The river is a tributary to the Gambia River, and runs mainly through the Niokolo-Koba National Park.Show on map