Guide: Gibraltar of Dakar in Senegal (2022)

The district Gibraltar of Dakar in Dakar is a subburb in Senegal and is a district of the nations capital.

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Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Gorée

Île de Gorée (i.e. "Gorée Island"; is one of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. It is a 0.182 square kilometres island located 2 kilometres at sea from the main harbor of Dakar . Its population as of 31 January 2005 official estimates is 1,056 inhabitants, giving a density of 5,802 inh. per km², which is only half the average density of the city of Dakar. Gorée is both the smallest and the least populated of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of Dakar.

Located at 14.6669, -17.3983 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Senegal, Geography of Senegal, World Heritage Sites in Senegal, Former Dutch colonies, French West Africa

Mali Federation

The Mali Federation (Fédération du Mali) was a country in West Africa. It was formed by a union between Senegal and the Sudanese Republic. It was founded on April 4, 1959, within the French Community and became entirely self-governing when it gained independence from France on June 20, 1960. The federation collapsed shortly after independence, on 20 August 1960, when Senegal withdrew, due to political disagreements. The Sudanese Republic was renamed the Republic of Mali on 22 September 1960.

Located at 14.6928, -17.4467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former countries in Africa, 20th century in Mali, History of Senegal, States and territories established in 1959, Political history of Mali

Îles des Madeleines

The Iles des Madeleines lie west of Dakar in Senegal. The islands are uninhabited. The main island is Sarpan, known for its Stone Age tool finds. The islands are also known for their birds, fish and plant life. The cliffs are steep, and had been carved by the sea over millions of years

Located at 14.65, -17.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Africa, Geography of Senegal, National parks of Senegal, Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, World Heritage Sites in Senegal, Islands of Senegal

Cheikh Anta Diop University

Cheikh Anta Diop University (French: Université Cheikh Anta Diop or UCAD), also known as the University of Dakar, is a university in Dakar, Senegal. It is named after the Senegalese historian and anthropologist Cheikh Anta Diop and has an enrollment of over 60,000.

Located at 14.6869, -17.4633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Senegal, French West Africa, Educational institutions established in 1957, Forestry education, Education in Dakar

National Assembly (Senegal)

The National Assembly is the lower house of Senegal's parliament.

Located at 14.6625, -17.4383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Politics of Senegal, National lower houses

Suffolk University Dakar Campus

Suffolk University, Dakar Campus was a division of Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts in Dakar, Senegal. It was located on the grounds of the École Nationale d'Économie Appliquée (ENEA). The spring 2011 semester concluded Suffolk's use of this campus.

Located at 14.7044, -17.4786 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Senegal, Educational institutions with year of establishment missing, Suffolk University, Education in Dakar

House of Slaves (Gorée)

The House of Slaves (Maison des Esclaves) and its Door of No Return is a museum and memorial to the Atlantic slave trade on tiny Goree Island, 3km off the coast of the city of Dakar, Senegal. Its museum, opened in 1962 and curated until his death in 2009 by Boubacar Joseph Ndiaye, is said to memorialise the final exit point of the slaves from Africa.

Located at 14.6678, -17.3972 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Senegal, Buildings and structures in Dakar, African slave trade, Museums in Senegal

Stade Demba Diop

Stade Demba Diop is a multi-use stadium in greater Dakar, Senegal. It is situated on Boulevard Président Habib Bourguiba in Sicap-Liberté, an urban arrondissement of Dakar.

Located at 14.7106, -17.4581 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Senegal, Sport in Dakar, 1963 establishments

Marius Ndiaye Stadium

Marius Ndiaye stadium is an indoor arena in Dakar, Senegal, used primarily for basketball. The arena was home to the FIBA Africa Championship for Women 2007 in September 2007.

Located at 14.7113, -17.4595 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Senegal, Buildings and structures in Dakar, Basketball in Senegal, Indoor arenas in Senegal, Sport in Dakar

Dakar Grand Mosque

The Dakar Grand Mosque (also Grande Mosquée de Dakar) is one of the most important religious buildings in the capital of Senegal. It is situated on Allée Pape Gueye Fall.

Located at 14.6778, -17.4422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Dakar, Mosques in Senegal

Dakar-Plateau

Dakar-Plateau is an arrondissement in the Dakar Department, and forms the central district of the city of Dakar. Senegalese arrondissements are quite different from the arrondissements of Paris, being merely local administrative structures of the central state, like the Senegalese départements, and are thus more comparable to French departmental arrondissements. In 1996, a massive reform of the administrative and political divisions of Senegal was voted by the Parliament of Senegal.

Located at 14.6753, -17.4203 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Hann, Senegal

Hann is a neighbourhood of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. It is located on the eastern side of the small south facing peninsula on which the old city of Dakar built. Hann neighborhood sits along a crescent shaped beach called Hann Bay. Hann is part of the Hann Bel-Air commune d'arrondissement: a part of the municipal Dakar Department which covers the city of Dakar.

Located at 14.7211, -17.4369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dakar, Bays of Senegal

Biscuiterie

Biscuiterie is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal, part of the arrondissment of Grand Dakar. It is located in the centre-southern area of the city. As of 2007, it had a population of 56,932. La Biscuiterie owes its name to the eponymous "Biscuiterie" (also known as "Biscuiterie de Medina", "Biscuit factory of Medina"), a former biscuit factory that has been restructured into an exhibition venue.

Located at 14.71, -17.4497 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Dieuppeul-Derklé

Dieuppeul-Derklé is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 39,871.

Located at 14.7169, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Fann-Point E-Amitié

Fann-Point E-Amitié is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 19,983.

Located at 14.6925, -17.4672 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Gueule Tapée-Fass-Colobane

Gueule Tapée-Fass-Colobane is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 61,378.

Located at 14.6856, -17.4531 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Grand Dakar

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

Located at 14.7042, -17.4533 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Hann Bel-Air

Hann Bel-Air is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal.

Located at 14.7103, -17.435 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Grand Yoff

Grand Yoff is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 144,859.

Located at 14.7336, -17.4494 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

HLM (Dakar)

HLM is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 46,722.

Located at 14.7, -17.4456 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Mermoz-Sacré-Cœur

Mermoz-Sacré-Cœur is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 26,557.

Located at 14.7, -17.4669 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Médina, Dakar

Médina is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal, part of the Dakar-Plateau arrondissement, located in the southern part of Dakar. Médina is one of the most ancient and most populous areas of Dakar, and one that has kept its original African character, as opposed to the modern districts of the Plateau. As such, it is also a cultural centre of the city.

Located at 14.685, -17.4494 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Sicap-Liberté

Sicap-Liberté is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 47,134.

Located at 14.7, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Henriette-Bathily Women's Museum

The Henriette-Bathily Women's Museum is a museum located on Gorée, an island on the coast of Senegal, across from the House of Slaves (Gorée). A project conceived in 1987 by the filmmaker Ousmane William Mbaye, it was opened in 1994 under the direction of Annette Mbaye d'Erneville.

Located at 14.6675, -17.3975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Houses completed in 1777, Museums established in 1994, Museums in Senegal, Local museums, Women's museums, Women's organizations

AJSS

The Association des Jeunes pour la Sensibilisation et la Solidarite (AJSS) is a Senegalese organization whose stated aims are to help young Senegalese away from poverty, criminality and emigration. The AJSS was officially established 23 September 2005 after a meeting held by young people from Sicap-Liberté The AJSS has approximately 400 members.

Located at 14.6928, -17.4467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Organisations based in Senegal, Organizations established in 2005

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