Rufisque


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Rufisque

 

a city on the Atlantic coast of Senegal, forming an eastern suburb of Dakar. Population, 60,000 (1967). Railroad station. The city’s industries produce vegetable oil, leather and footwear, cement, and chemicals.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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