Dahra

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Dahra
Town
Dahra is located in Senegal
Dahra
Dahra
Coordinates: 15°21′N 15°36′W / 15.350°N 15.600°W / 15.350; -15.600
Country  Senegal
Region Louga Region
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Dahra (or Dara) is a town located in the Louga Region of Senegal at roughly 264 km from Dakar. It is near the ISRA (centre de recherches zootechniques) and 40 km from the old king of djoloff's résidence (yang-yang) named Alboury Ndiaye. The town has about 30,000 residents and the main population activity is agriculture and breeding. Dahra is popular because of the weekly market which gathers many stockbreeders and tradesmen from around the country.

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Coordinates: 15°21′N 15°36′W / 15.350°N 15.600°W / 15.350; -15.600