Coordinates : 12°23′35.36″N 12°33′29.63″W /
12.3931556°N 12.5582306°W / 12.3931556; -12.5582306 NEPEN
DIAKHA is a locality situated in the
Kédougou Region ,
Senegal . The
highest point of the country is located 2.7 km southeast of Nepen
Diakha on an unnamed ridge defining the border with Guinea. There is a
648 meters (2,126 feet) above sea level spot height here on the 1983,
very detailed, five-meter contour interval 1:25,000 scale topographic
map sheet 2049I SE produced by the joint Senegal-Guinea Organization
for the Development of the River Gambia with "topography by
photogrammetric methods" from US-flown aerial images.
SRTM data shows
a 642 meter elevation here.
The village of Nepin Peul is the closest locality to this ridge.
The coordinates of the highest point of
Senegal are 12°22′24″N
12°32′37″W / 12.37333°N 12.54361°W / 12.37333;
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