Abéné

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Abéné
Abene, Abémé, Abeme
Village
Abéné is located in Senegal
Abéné
Abéné
Location in Senegal
Coordinates: 13°0′0″N 16°44′00″W / 13.00000°N 16.73333°W / 13.00000; -16.73333Coordinates: 13°0′0″N 16°44′00″W / 13.00000°N 16.73333°W / 13.00000; -16.73333
Country  Senegal
Region Ziguinchor
Department Bignona
Arrondissement Kataba
Rural community Kafountine
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,935

Abéné (also called Abene, Abémé, or Abeme) is a village in the rural community of Kafountine, Kataba Arrondissement, Bignona Department, Ziguinchor Region in the Basse Casamance area of south-west Senegal. It is located on the Atlantic coast.

Geography[edit]

The nearest towns are Folonko, Allahein, Niafourang, Kabadio, Kérouané, Albreda, Kafountine, and Diana.

Population[edit]

According to PEPAM (Water and Sanitation Program for the Millennium), there were 1935 people and 269 households in Abéné at the 2002 census.

Economy[edit]

With its beautiful beaches, local tourism is growing rapidly. A djembe festival called Abéné Festivalo is organized in the village every year.

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