Kaolack Department

Kaolack Département is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, located in the Region of Koalack.

Kaolack
Country Senegal
RegionKaolack Region
CapitalKaolack
Area
  Total1,880 km2 (730 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
  Total488,765
  Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

It contains five communes: Gandiaye, Kahone, Kaolack, Ndoffane and Sibassor.

Rural districts (Communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Koumbal:
    • Keur Baka
    • Latmingué
    • Thiaré
  • Arrondissement of Ndiédieng:
    • Keur Socé
    • Ndiaffate
    • Ndiédieng
  • Arrondissement of Ngothie:
    • Dya
    • Ndiébel
    • Thiomby

Historic sites in Kaolack department[1]

  • Building housing the Government of Kaolack, Kaolack
  • Grand Mosque of Médina Baye, Kaolack
  • Ex-Palais de Justice of Kaolack
  • Mosque of Diabel Ka
  • Mosque Kanène, Léona
  • Mosque Serigne Samba Fall, Kasnack
  • Tumulus of Ndalane, Gandiaye

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