Tambacounda Department

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Tambacounda
Department
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Former location in the Tambacounda Region
Former location in the Tambacounda Region
Country  Senegal
Region Tambacounda Region
Capital Tambacounda
Area
 • Total 20,328 km2 (7,849 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 283,769
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Tambacounda 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.

Coordinates: 13°46′8″N 13°40′2″W / 13.76889°N 13.66722°W / 13.76889; -13.66722