Matam Department

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Le grand jardin communautaire.jpg
Location in the Matam Region
Location in the Matam Region
Country  Senegal
Region Matam Region
Capital Matam
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 272,621
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Matam Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, one of the three in the Matam Region in the north-east of the country.

The department has four communes: Matam, Ourossogui, Thilogne and Nguidilogne.

Rural districts (Communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Agnam Civol:
    • Agnam Civol
    • Dabia
    • Oréfondé
  • Arrondissement of Ogo:
    • Nabadji Civol
    • Ogo (Matam)
    • Bokidiawé

Historic Sites[1][edit]

  • Building housing the Government of Matam
  • Building housing Matam school
  • The Residence of Diorbivol Matam
  • The old village of Sinthiou Bara
  • The old village of Ogo


Coordinates: 15°37′03″N 13°19′49″W / 15.61750°N 13.33028°W / 15.61750; -13.33028