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 seaside resorts such as Saly Portudal, Rufisque, Nianing and Popenguine-Ndayane. The entire coast is part of the city of M'Bour, with fishing villages, such as Toubab Dialaw, 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)