Diourbel


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Diourbel

(dyo͝orbĕl`), town (1988 pop. 76,548), W Senegal, on the railroad from DakarDakar
, city (1988 pop. 672,991), capital of Senegal, W Senegal, on Cape Verde Peninsula, a port on the Atlantic Ocean. Situated in a market-gardening region, Dakar is Senegal's largest city and its administrative, communications, and economic center.
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 to the Niger River in Mali. The market for a peanut-growing region, it produces peanut oil as well as beverages and perfume.

Diourbel

 

a city in western Senegal. Population, 28,500 (1965). Diourbel produces vegetable oil, and it is a center of an agricultural region growing mainly peanuts and also millet, sorghum, and manioc. Cattle are also raised in the area.

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1997) 'Recherche et dosage des aflatoxines dans l'huile d'arachide de pression preparee artisanalement dans les regions de Diourbel et Kaolack (Senegal)'.
Dix personnes ont ete tuees et vingt-deux blessees samedi dans la collision entre un car et un bus pres de Diourbel, dans l'ouest du Senegal, a rapporte l'agence de presse publique senegalaise APS.
Parmi la population migrante, trois groupes ont ete distingues : le premier comprend les individus nes dans une des villes principales du Senegal (Saint-Louis, Kolda, Louga, Ziguinchor, Tambacounda, Thies, Diourbel, Fatick, Kaolack et Matam) ; le deuxieme, les individus nes dans une des villes secondaires du Senegal (population de 10 000 habitants ou plus selon la GEOPOLIS database) ; et le troisieme, les personnes, nees dans des communes dont l'effectif de population est inferieur a 10 000 habitants, pouvant etre considerees comme rurales.
Le photographe installa son sujet devant le mur de planches d'une mosquee de la ville de Diourbel, au Senegal, ou Bamba etait en residence surveillee apres deux longs exils comme presume agitateur politique.
Benefitting zone - Senegal: Casamance, Louga, Kedougou, Matam, Dakar, Diourbel, This, Saint-Louis
And the final section deals with African bondage in Asia and provides a fascinating glimpse of the Dalits, the Black Untouchables of India and more; Great African Thinkers: Chiekh Anta Diop (1986), co-edited with Larry Obadele Williams, the first in a scheduled series is devoted to the Senegalese physicist, historian and linguist Cheikh Anta Diop (1923-1986), who was born in Diourbel, Senegal.
Senegal: regions of Kolda, Sdhiou, Kedougou, Louga, Diourbel, Kaffrine, Fatick and Tambacounda.
Location: Dakar, Diourbel, Fatick, Kaffrine, Kaolack and Thies
Location: Dakar and Louga, Diourbel, Fatick, Kaffrine, Kaolack and Thies
The project involves upgrading and electrifying the western section of the Dakar - Diourbel metre-gauge line and constructing a branch to the airport.