Place de l'Obélisque

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The Place de l'Obélisque (Obelisk Square) is a central plaza in Dakar, Senegal. It is an important site for protests, demonstrations, parades, and other events.[1] The plaza's obelisk, which is adorned with the Roman numerals MCMLX, commemorates Senegal's 1960 independence from France.[2]


Coordinates: 14°41′38″N 17°26′53″W / 14.694°N 17.448°W / 14.694; -17.448