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. Portuguese explorers called it Cabo Verde or "Green Cape", but it is not to be confused with the islands, which are some 560 kilometres further west. , the capital of Senegal, is located near the southern tip.

Landmarks in the Area

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 , .

Les Mamelles Lighthouse is a strategically important situated near Cap Vert, the westernmost point of Africa, on the outskirts of the capital of .

Léopold Sédar Senghor Stadium, formerly the Stade de l'Amitie, is a multi-purpose stadium in , .

Cheikh Anta Diop University, also known as the University of Dakar, is a university in , .

Marius Ndiaye stadium is an indoor arena in Dakar, Senegal, used primarily for basketball.

Localities in the Area

Almadies Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Dakar Department in the Dakar Region of .

Pointe des Almadies or Point Almadies is the westernmost point on the continent of Africa.

Yof is a town, part of the city of . It lies north of downtown Dakar and immediately north of Dakar Airport.

HLM is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of , .


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