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Kayes

(kāz), town (1993 est. pop. 50,000), W Mali, a port on the Senegal River. It is the administrative and commercial center for a region where peanuts and gum arabic are produced. The town has tanneries and livestock is raised. Kayes lies at the upper limit of navigation on the Senegal and is an important rail terminus.

Kayes

 

a city in western Mali; administrative center of Kayes Region. Population, 29, 900 (1969). Highway and railroad junction; port on the left bank of the Senegal River. The city is the commercial center for the agricultural region (millet, sorghum, peanuts, and livestock). There are railroad repair shops and, in the vicinity of Kayes, a hydroelectric power plant.

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