Sédhiou (Wolof: Seéju) is a town of Senegal, in Casamance area, nearby the Casamance river, with a population of 24,213 in 2013.[1] It is the capital of the Sédhiou Region.

HistoryEdit

The main historical culture of Sédhiou came from the Mandinka people, but many populations are located in the area nowadays.

GeographyEdit

 
Sédhiou Arrondissements

It is the capital of the Sédhiou Region.

DemographicsEdit

In 1983, 13,212 inhabitants lived in the town, rising to 18,465 in 2002. At the 2013 census Sédhiou had a population of 24,213.

Notable peopleEdit

Twin townEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Senegal: Regions, Major Cities, Urban Communes & Urban Agglomerations - Population Statistics in Maps and Charts". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 25 September 2017.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 12°42′N 15°33′W / 12.700°N 15.550°W / 12.700; -15.550