Guédiawaye Department

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Guédiawaye
Department
Guédiawaye
Guédiawaye
Location in the Dakar Region
Location in the Dakar Region
Country  Senegal
Region Dakar Region
Department Guédiawaye
Area
 • Total 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 329,659
 • Density 25,000/km2 (66,000/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Guédiawaye Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal and one of the four making up Dakar Region on the Cap-Vert peninsula.

It comprises a single arrondissement, Guédiawaye Arrondissement, which is subdivided into 5 communes d'arrondissement :

  • Ndiarème-Limamoulaye
  • Golf
  • Sam-Notaire
  • Wakhinane-Nimzatt
  • Médina-Gounass
Population

In the census of December 2002 the population of the department was recorded as 258,370. In 2005, it was estimated at 286,989.

Coordinates: 14°46′34″N 17°23′44″W / 14.77611°N 17.39556°W / 14.77611; -17.39556