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Fatick
Fatick
Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, one of the three departments making up the Fatick
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
Sereer
dialects. Fatick
Fatick
town is the major urban center for the region. There are two communes in the department: Diofior and 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[1][edit]

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 Mbissel Wells and Mosque of El Hadji Omar at Simal Senghor Family House at Djilor Djidiack

Niakhar

Tumulus of Yenguélé Raised posts at Niakhar related to initiation Raised posts at Mboul related to initiation Fasaw, fangool (ancestral spirit) of the land of Njaafaaj

Tattaguine

Remains of the Bour Sine Salmon Faye house in the village of Khodjil-Ndiongolor Raised posts at Bikol Gouye Géwel baobab tree at Toucar and Senghor Harwak, fangool of the maternal family Coofan at Fayil

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 14°21′29″N 16°35′09″W / 14.35806°N 16.58583°W / 14.35806; -16.58583

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Departments of Senegal

Dakar Region

Dakar Guédiawaye Pikine Rufisque

Diourbel Region

Bambey Diourbel Mbacké

Fatick
Fatick
Region

Fatick Foundiougne Gossas

Kaffrine Region

Birkilane Kaffrine Koungheul Malem Hodar

Kaolack
Kaolack
Region

Guinguinéo Kaolack Nioro du Rip

Kédougou Region

Kédougou Salémata Saraya

Kolda Region

Kolda Médina Yoro Foulah Vélingara

Louga Region

Kébémer Linguère Louga

Matam Region

Kanel Matam Ranérou Ferlo

Saint-Louis Region

Dagana Podor Saint-Louis

Sédhiou Region

Bounkiling Goudomp Sédhiou

Tambacounda Region

Bakel Goudiry Koumpentoum Tambacounda

Thiès Region

M'bour Thiès Tivaouane

Ziguinchor Region

Bignona Oussouye Ziguinchor

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