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DIOURBEL (Serer : Jurbel, Wolof : Njaaréem) is a town in Senegal lying east of Thiès
Thiès
. It is known for its mosque and local groundnut industry and is the capital of the Diourbel
Diourbel
Region . The population in 2013 was 133,705.

CONTENTS

* 1 Transport

* 2 International relations

* 2.1 Twin towns — Sister cities

* 3 See also * 4 References

TRANSPORT

Diourbel
Diourbel
lies on the N3 road linking it to Dakar
Dakar
and is also served by a junction station on the Dakar-Niger Railway
Dakar-Niger Railway
. Both the railway and the N3 cross the River Sine in the town.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Senegal
Senegal

TWIN TOWNS — SISTER CITIES

Diourbel
Diourbel
is twinned with:

* Avignon
Avignon
, France
France

SEE ALSO

* Railway stations in Senegal
Senegal

REFERENCES

* ^ "Senegal: administrative units, extended". Geohive. Retrieved 25 November 2016. * ^ "Jumelages et Relations Internationales - Avignon". Avignon.fr (in French). Retrieved 2013-07-13. * ^ "Atlas français de la coopération décentralisée et des autres actions extérieures". Ministère des affaires étrangères (in French). Archived from the original on 2013-02-26. Retrieved 2013-07-13.

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