Kaolack Department

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Kaolack
Département
Country  Senegal
Region Kaolack Region
Capital Kaolack
Area
 • Total 1,880 km2 (730 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 488,765
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Kaolack Département is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, located in the Region of Koalack.

It contains five communes: Gandiaye, Kahone, Kaolack, Ndoffane and Sibassor.

Rural districts (Communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Koumbal:
    • Keur Baka
    • Latmingué
    • Thiaré
  • Arrondissement of Ndiédieng:
    • Keur Socé
    • Ndiaffate
    • Ndiédieng
  • Arrondissement of Ngothie:
    • Dya
    • Ndiébel
    • Thiomby

Historic sites in Kaolack department[1][edit]

Médina Baye mosque
  • Building housing the Government of Kaolack, Kaolack
  • Grand Mosque of Médina Baye, Kaolack
  • Ex-Palais de Justice of Kaolack
  • Mosque of Diabel Ka
  • Mosque Kanène, Léona
  • Mosque Serigne Samba Fall, Kasnack
  • Tumulus of Ndalane, Gandiaye

References[edit]

Coordinates: 14°10′59″N 16°15′00″W / 14.183°N 16.250°W / 14.183; -16.250