Petite Côte

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Coordinates: 15°00′00″N 17°00′00″W / 15.000°N 17.000°W / 15.000; -17.000 The Petite Côte is a stretch of coast in Senegal, running south from the Cap-Vert peninsula to the Saloum Delta, near the border with the Gambia.[1][2]

The northern section near Dakar contains popular seaside resorts such as Saly Portudal, Rufisque, Nianing and Popenguire. The entire coast is part of the city of M'Bour, with fishing villages, such as Toubab Dialao, Joal-Fadiout, Palmarin and Djiffer.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Dehoorne, Olivier; Khadre Diagne, Abdou (2008-09-08). "Tourisme, développement et enjeux politiques : l'exemple de la Petite Côte (Sénégal)". Études caribéennes (in French) (9–10). doi:10.4000/etudescaribeennes.1172. ISSN 1779-0980.
  2. ^ a b Connolly, Sean,Senegal, Bradt Travel Guides (2015), p. 139-140, ISBN 9781841629131, [1] (Retrieved 14 April 2019)