Dakar is the capital and largest city of and is often regarded as the cultural and commercial center of French-speaking West Africa. The metropolitan area is home to about 2.4 million people and lies on the end of the Cap Verte peninsula, which marks the westernmost point on the African mainland.
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Notable Places in the Area

, also known as the University of Dakar, is a university in Dakar, . is situated 2 km west of Dakar.

The is a national museum in Dakar, , that opened on 6 December 2018. is situated 2½ km southeast of Dakar. Photo: Tacomagoree, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Musée de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire or in Dakar, is one of the oldest art museums in . is situated 3½ km south of Dakar. Photo: Ji-Elle, Public domain.

is an indoor arena in Dakar, Senegal, used primarily for basketball. is situated 2½ km northwest of Dakar.

Localities in the Area

is an arrondissement in the , and forms the central district of the city of Dakar. is situated 3½ km southeast of Dakar. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, . Photo: Lisa1369, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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