Kébémer Department

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Kébémer
Department
Location in the Louga Region
Location in the Louga Region
Country  Senegal
Region Louga Region
Capital Kébémer
Area
 • Total 3,823 km2 (1,476 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 259,083
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Kébémer Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, and one of the three which make up the Louga Region.

The only commune in the department is Kébémer.

The rural districts (communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Ndande:
    • Bandegne Ouolof
    • Diokoul Diawrigne
    • Kab Gaye
    • Ndande
    • Thieppe
  • Arrondissement of Darou Mousty:
    • Mbacké Cajor
    • Darou Marnane
    • Darou Mousty
    • Mbadiane
    • Ndoyene
    • Sam Yabal
    • Touba Mérina
  • Arrondissement of Sagatta Gueth:
    • Ngourane Ouolof
    • Thiolom Fall
    • Sagatta Gueth
    • Kanène Ndiob
    • Loro

Historic sites[edit]

  • Ndande railway station
  • Wells of Kalom at Ndande
  • Tomb of Kocc Barma Fall at Ndiongué Fall, Ndande district
  • Dékheulé battlefield
  • Loro battlefield
  • Kébémer quay

References[edit]

Coordinates: 15°22′12″N 16°27′00″W / 15.37000°N 16.45000°W / 15.37000; -16.45000