Diourbel

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Diourbel
Town
Diourbel is located in Senegal
Diourbel
Diourbel
Coordinates: 14°39′46″N 16°23′23″W / 14.66278°N 16.38972°W / 14.66278; -16.38972
Country  Senegal
Region Diourbel Region
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Diourbel (Serer: Jurbel, Wolof: Njaaréem) is a town in Senegal lying east of Thiès. It is known for its mosque and local groundnut industry. It is the capital of the Diourbel Region. Estimated population 2007: 100,445

Transport[edit]

Diourbel is served by a junction station on the Dakar-Niger Railway.

A bridge crosses the River Sine at this town.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Diourbel is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jumelages et Relations Internationales - Avignon". Avignon.fr (in French). Retrieved 2013-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Atlas français de la coopération décentralisée et des autres actions extérieures". Ministère des affaires étrangères (in French). Retrieved 2013-07-13. 

Coordinates: 14°40′00″N 16°15′00″W / 14.66667°N 16.25000°W / 14.66667; -16.25000