Dakar

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.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is a national museum in Dakar, , that opened on 6 December 2018. Photo: Tacomagoree, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

Stadium
is an indoor arena in Dakar, Senegal, used primarily for basketball.

Park
The is a central plaza in Dakar, .

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, . Photo: Ji-Elle, Public domain.

Suburb
is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, , part of the arrondissment of .

Suburb
is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, .

Dakar

Latitude
14.6934° or 14° 41' 36.3" north
Longitude
-17.4479° or 17° 26' 52.6" west
Open Location Code
7C64MHV2+9R
Population
2,400,000
IATA airport code
DKR
United Nations Location Code
SN DKR
Elevation
12 metres (39 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27565045
Geo­Names ID
2253354
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Dakar
  • Afrikaans: Dakar
  • Akan: Dakar
  • Albanian: Dakari
  • Amharic: ዳካር
  • Arabic: Dakar
  • Arabic: داكار
  • Arabic: دكار
  • Aragonese: Dakar
  • Armenian: Դակար
  • Asturian; Bable: Dakar
  • Avaric: Dakar
  • Azerbaijani: Dakar
  • Bambara: Dakar
  • Basque: Dakar
  • Belarusian: Дакар
  • Bengali: ডাকার
  • Bengali: দাকার
  • Bosnian: Dakar
  • Breton: Dakar
  • Bulgarian: Дакар
  • Catalan: Dakar
  • Cebuano: Dakar (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Dakar
  • Central Kurdish: داکار
  • Chechen: Дакар
  • Chinese: Dakar
  • Chinese: 达喀尔
  • Chinese: 達卡
  • Chinese: 達喀爾
  • Chuvash: Дакар
  • Croatian: Dakar
  • Czech: Dakar
  • Danish: Dakar
  • Dimli: Daqar
  • Dutch: Dakar
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: داكار
  • Esperanto: Dakaro
  • Estonian: Dakar
  • Fijian Hindustani: Dakar
  • Finnish: Dakar
  • Franco-Provençal: Dakar
  • French: Dakar
  • Frisian: Dakar
  • Gaelic (Scots): Dakar
  • Gallegan: Dacar
  • Gallegan: Dakar
  • Georgian: დაკარი
  • German: Dakar
  • Greek: Ντακάρ
  • Guarani: Dakar
  • Gujarati: ડકાર
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Daka
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Dakar
  • Hakka Chinese: Dakar
  • Hausa: Dakar
  • Hebrew: דקאר
  • Hebrew: דקר
  • Hindi: डकर
  • Hindi: डकार
  • Hungarian: Dakar
  • Icelandic: Dakar
  • Ido: Dakar
  • Inari Sami: Dakar
  • Indonesian: Dakar
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Dakar
  • Interlingue: Dakar
  • Irish: Dacár
  • Italian: Dakar
  • Japanese: ダカール
  • Javanese: Dakar
  • Kabiyé: Taakarɩ
  • Kabyle: Dakar
  • Kannada: ಡಕರ್
  • Kannada: ಡಕಾರ್
  • Kazakh: Дакар
  • Kirghiz: Дакар
  • Kongo: Dakar
  • Korean: 다카르
  • Kurdish: Dakar
  • Latin: Dakar
  • Latvian: Dakara
  • Letzeburgesch: Dakar
  • Ligurian: Dakar
  • Lingala: Dakar
  • Lithuanian: Dakaras
  • Livvi: Dakar
  • Lombard: Dakar
  • Macedo Romanian: Dakar
  • Macedonian: Дакар
  • Malagasy: Dakar
  • Malay (generic): Dakar
  • Malayalam: ഡാക്കർ
  • Marathi: डकार
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dakar
  • Min Nan Chinese: Dakar
  • Mingrelian: დაკარი
  • Mongolian: Дакар
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: داكار
  • Northern Frisian: Dakar
  • Norwegian: Dakar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dakar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dakar
  • Novial: Dakar
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Dakar
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Дакар
  • Panjabi: ਡਾਕਾਰ
  • Papiamento: Dakar
  • Persian: داکار
  • Piemontese: Dakar
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Dakaa
  • Polish: Dakar
  • Portuguese: Dacar
  • Portuguese: Dakar
  • Pushto: داکار
  • Quechua: Dakar
  • Romanian: Dakar
  • Russian: Дакар
  • Rusyn: Сенеґал
  • Sardinian: Dakar
  • Saterfriesisch: Dakar
  • Scots: Dakar
  • Serbian: Дакар
  • Serbo-Croatian: Dakar
  • Shona: Dakar
  • Sicilian: Dakar
  • Sinhalese: ඩකාර්
  • Slovak: Dakar
  • Slovenian: Dakar
  • Somali: Dakar
  • Somali: Dhakar
  • South Azerbaijani: داکار
  • Spanish: Dakar
  • Swahili (generic): Dakar
  • Swedish: Dakar
  • Tagalog: Dakar
  • Tajik: Дакар
  • Tamil: டகார்
  • Tamil: டக்கார்
  • Telugu: డాకార్
  • Thai: ดาการ์
  • Tibetan: ཌ་ཀར།
  • Tok Pisin: Dakar
  • Turkish: Dakar
  • Turkmen: Dakar
  • Udmurt: Дакар
  • Ukrainian: Дакар
  • Urdu: ڈاکار
  • Uzbek: Dakar
  • Venetian: Dakar
  • Veps: Dakar
  • Vietnamese: Dakar
  • Waray (Philippines): Dakar
  • Welsh: Dakar
  • Western Mari: Дакар
  • Western Panjabi: ڈا کار
  • Wolof: Ndakaaru
  • Wu Chinese: 达喀尔
  • Yiddish: דאקאר
  • Yoruba: Dakar
  • Yue Chinese: 達喀爾
  • ߘߊ߬ߞߊ߯ߙߌ߫
  • डाकार

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