Salémata Department

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Department and arrondissement
Country  Senegal
Region Kédougou Region
Capital Salémata
Established 2008
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 22,111
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Salémata Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, located in the Kédougou Region. It was created as part of the new region in 2008.

The chief settlement and only commune in the department is Salémata.

The rural districts (Communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Dakateli:
    • Dakateli
    • Kévoye (previously Thiankoye)
  • Arrondissement of Dar Salam
    • Dar Salam
    • Ethiolo
    • Oubadji


Coordinates: 12°37′43″N 12°49′00″W / 12.62861°N 12.81667°W / 12.62861; -12.81667