Almadies Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Dakar Department in the Dakar Region of . Almadies is considered the most upmarket residential neighbourhood in Central & Western Africa and it holds the residences of numerous foreign Ambassadors and expatriates.

Landmarks in the Area

Cap-Vert or the Cape Verde Peninsula is a peninsula in , and the westernmost point of the continent of Africa and of the Old World mainland. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

Scenic viewpoint
Les Mamelles Lighthouse is a strategically important situated near Cap Vert, the westernmost point of Africa, on the outskirts of the capital of . is situated 3 km southeast of Almadies. Photo: Ji-Elle, Public domain.

Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport is an international airport serving , the capital of . is situated 3 km east of Almadies. Photo: Popo le Chien, Public domain.

The African Renaissance Monument is a 49 meter tall bronze statue located on top of one of the twin hills known as Collines des Mamelles, outside , . is situated 3½ km southeast of Almadies. Photo: Peal1903, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Pointe des Almadies or Point Almadies is the westernmost point on the continent of Africa. is situated 1¼ km west of Almadies. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Yoff is a town, part of the city of . It lies north of downtown Dakar and immediately north of Dakar Airport. is situated 4½ km northeast of Almadies. Photo: Arensond, Public domain.

HLM is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of , . is situated 9 km southeast of Almadies.


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