Salémata Department

Salémata Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, located in the Kédougou Region. It was created as part of the new region in 2008.

Salémata
Location in the Kédougou Region
Location in the Kédougou Region
Country Senegal
RegionKédougou Region
CapitalSalémata
Established2008
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total22,111
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (GMT)

The chief settlement and only commune in the department is Salémata.

The rural districts (Communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Dakateli:
    • Dakateli
    • Kévoye (previously Thiankoye)
  • Arrondissement of Dar Salam
    • Dar Salam
    • Ethiolo
    • Oubadji

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Coordinates: 12°37′43″N 12°49′00″W / 12.62861°N 12.81667°W / 12.62861; -12.81667