Goudomp Department

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Goudomp
Department
Map of Goudomp, Senegal
Map of Goudomp, Senegal
Country  Senegal
Region Sédhiou Region
Capital Goudomp
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 156,095
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Goudomp Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, one of three making up the Sédhiou Region. It was created in 2008 along with the Sédhiou Region, which was formerly part of the Kolda Region.

There are four communes in the department: Goudomp, Samine, Tanaff and Diattacounda.

The rural districts (communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Djibanar:
    • Yarang Balante
    • Mangaroungou Santo
    • Simbandi Balante
    • Djibanar
    • Kaour
  • Arrondissement of Simbandi Brassou:
    • Diouboudou
    • Simbandi Brassou
    • Baghère
    • Niagha
  • Arrondissement of Karantaba:
    • Karantaba
    • Kolibantang

Historic sites [1][edit]

  • Mosque of Karantaba
  • Mosque of Baghère

References[edit]

Coordinates: 12°34′40″N 15°52′20″W / 12.57778°N 15.87222°W / 12.57778; -15.87222