Kaolack Department

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

Country Senegal
RegionKaolack Region
  Total1,880 km2 (730 sq mi)
 (2013 census)
  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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