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Kédougou Region is a region of Senegal. It was created in 2008. Formerly it was a department in the Region of Tambacounda.

Kédougou Region

Région de Kédougou
Location of Kédougou in Senegal
Location of Kédougou in Senegal
Kédougou région, divided into 3 départements
Kédougou région, divided into 3 départements
Coordinates: 12°33′N 12°11′W / 12.550°N 12.183°W / 12.550; -12.183Coordinates: 12°33′N 12°11′W / 12.550°N 12.183°W / 12.550; -12.183
CountrySenegal
Established2008
CapitalKédougou
Départements
Government
 • GovernorMamadou Diom
Area
 • Total16,800 km2 (6,500 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total152,134
 • Density9.1/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Kedougou has a number of ecotourism attractions.[1]

DepartmentsEdit

GeographyEdit

Kédougou is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

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