Pikine Department

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Location in the Dakar Region
Location in the Dakar Region
Country  Senegal
Region Dakar Region
Capital Pikine
 • Total 87 km2 (34 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 1,170,791
 • Density 13,000/km2 (35,000/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Pikine Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal and one of the four which make up Dakar Region. Its capital is Pikine.

The department is divided into 3 arrondissements, each subdivided into communes de arrondissement:


In the census of 2002 the population of the department was recorded at 768,826.[1] In 2005 it was estimated at 834,246.

Historic sites [2]
  • Military Cemetery at Thiaroye


  1. ^ General census 2002 -Provisional results in Projections de population du Sénégal issues du recensement 2002, Direction de la Prévision et la Statistique, janvier 2004 [1]
  2. ^ Historic sites

Coordinates: 14°45′01″N 17°23′59″W / 14.75028°N 17.39972°W / 14.75028; -17.39972