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FATICK DEPARTMENT is one of the 45 departments of Senegal
Senegal
, one of the three departments making up the Fatick Region
Fatick Region
, and lies on the road between Mbour
Mbour
and Kaolack . The Fatick
Fatick
region is home to many Sereer people; the Sereers are one of the major ethnic groups in Senegal
Senegal
and there are four Sereer dialects. Fatick
Fatick
town is the major urban center for the region.

There are two communes in the department: Diofior and Fatick
Fatick
.

The rural districts (Communautés rurales) comprise:

* Arrondissement of Diakhao:

* Diakhao * Diaoulé * Mbéllacadiao * Ndiob * Thiaré Ndialgui

* Arrondissement de Fimela:

* Djilasse * Fimela * Loul Sessène * Palmarin Facao

* Arrondissement de Niakhar:

* Niakhar * Ngayokhène * Patar Sine

* Arrondissement de Tattaguine

* Diarrère * Diouroup * Tattaguine

HISTORIC SITES

Fatick
Fatick
town

* Mbind Ngo Mindiss, site of offerings, situated on an arm of the sea, the Sine * Diobaye, site of traditional ceremonies * Jab Ndeb, sacred tree, at Ndiaye-Ndiaye * Lutheran Mission building * Prefecture building * Tribunal building

Diakhao

* Royal house * Tomb of Bour Sine Coumba Ndoffène Fa Maak * Tombs of the Guélwars * Tombs of the Linguères at Diakhao Thioupane * Kanger baobab tree of Diakhao, site of the offerings by the Kings of Sine * Mausoleum of Maba Diakhou Bâ at Mbel Fandane

Fimela

* Tomb of Meïssa Waly Dione at