Meckhe

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Meckhe
Town
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Meckhe is located in Senegal
Meckhe
Meckhe
Coordinates: 15°07′N 16°38′W / 15.117°N 16.633°W / 15.117; -16.633
Country Senegal
RegionThiès Region
DepartmentTivaouane
Population
 (2013)
 • Total22,944
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Meckhe is a commune in Senegal, which is located in the north-west of the country, between Dakar and Saint-Louis. It lies in the department of Tivaouane within the region of Thiès. Its population was counted at 22,944 in 2013.[1] It is mostly of Wolof origin.

Economical activity is centered on agriculture, handicrafts, commerce and cattle breeding.

It is a sister city with France Saint-Dié-des-Vosges, France.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GeoHive - Senegal population statistics, extended". Archived from the original on 2016-05-14. Retrieved 2016-11-25.

Coordinates: 15°07′N 16°38′W / 15.117°N 16.633°W / 15.117; -16.633