Pointe des Almadies

Pointe des Almadies or Point Almadies is the westernmost point on the continent of Africa. Pointe des Almadies is located on the north-western end of the Cap Vert peninsula in .

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 3½ km southeast of Pointe des Almadies. Photo: Ji-Elle, 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 4½ km southeast of Pointe des Almadies. Photo: Peal1903, CC BY 3.0.

Marius Ndiaye stadium is an indoor arena in Dakar, Senegal, used primarily for basketball. is situated 8 km southeast of Pointe des Almadies.

Localities in the Area

Almadies Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Dakar Department in the Dakar Region of . is situated 1¼ km east of Pointe des Almadies.

Yoff is a town, part of the city of . It lies north of downtown Dakar and immediately north of Dakar Airport. is situated 6 km northeast of Pointe des Almadies. Photo: Arensond, Public domain.

HLM is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of , . is situated 10 km southeast of Pointe des Almadies.

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