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Dakar, Senegal 039  
   

Dakar, Senegal 039

Sands of the Sahara

April 25th 2011
Monday April 25th, 2011 Dakar, Senegal Latitude 14 degrees 40 minutes’ north- Longitude 17 degrees 25 minutes' west Situated on the westernmost point of Africa, Dakar is a port with a strategic location. First settled by the Portuguese in the 1400s, it was the capital of French West Africa until granted freedom by France in the 1950s. Since then the economy has struggled, but this is th ... read more
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Senegalese Flag Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more
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