Dagana Department, Senegal

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Location in the Saint-Louis Region
Location in the Saint-Louis Region
Country  Senegal
Region Saint-Louis Region
Capital Dagana
 • Total 5,208 km2 (2,011 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 241,696
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Dagana is one of the 45 departments of Senegal and one of the three departments of the north-western region of Saint-Louis. The capital is Dagana.

There are five communes; Dagana, Richard Toll, Rosso (Senegal), Gaé and Ross Béthio

Rural districts (Communautés rurales) comprise:

Historic sites[1][edit]

Baron Roger's Folly
  • Fort of Dagana
  • Water factory of Mbakhana
  • The Residence at Richard Toll known as Baron Roger's Folly (or Chateau)