Biscuiterie

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Biscuiterie
Commune d'arrondissement
Biscuiterie location
Biscuiterie location
Country  Senegal
Region Dakar Region
Department Dakar Department
Area
 • Total 1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 68,547
 • Density 69,000/km2 (180,000/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Biscuiterie is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal, part of the arrondissment of Grand Dakar. It is located in the centre-southern area of the city. As of 2007, it had a population of 56,932.

Overview[edit]

La Biscuiterie owes its name to the eponymous "Biscuiterie" (also known as "Biscuiterie de Medina", "Biscuit factory of Medina"), a former biscuit factory that has been restructured into an exhibition venue.[1] Among other art, craft, and urban culture exhibitions and events, la Biscuiterie has hosted the 2010 edition of the World Festival of Black Arts.[2]

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Coordinates: 14°42′36″N 17°26′59″W / 14.71000°N 17.44972°W / 14.71000; -17.44972