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Dahra is located in Senegal
Location in Senegal
Coordinates: 15°21′N 15°36′W / 15.350°N 15.600°W / 15.350; -15.600
Country  Senegal
Region Louga
Department Linguère
Population (2013)
 • Total 32,941
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Dahra (or Dara) is a town of commune status located in the Louga Region of Senegal at roughly 264 km from Dakar, to which it is connected via the N3 road. It is near the ISRA Centre de recherches zootechniques and 40 km from the old King of Djoloff's residence (yang-yang) named Alboury Ndiaye. The town has about 30,000 residents and the main activity is agriculture and animal breeding.

Dahra is popular because of the weekly market which gathers many stockbreeders and tradesmen from around the country.


Coordinates: 15°21′N 15°36′W / 15.350°N 15.600°W / 15.350; -15.600