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Saint-Louis Region

Saint-Louis Region
Région de Saint-Louis
Location of Saint-Louis in Senegal
Location of Saint-Louis in Senegal
Saint-Louis région, divided into 3 départements
Saint-Louis région, divided into 3 départements
Country Senegal
Capital Saint-Louis
 • Total 19,241 km2 (7,429 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 870,629
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

The Saint-Louis Region () of Senegal is on the border with Mauritania. Its capital is Saint-Louis.

Famous for the cast iron bridge in its capital, built by French colonialists in the 19th century, the region includes the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, home to thousands of birds, some indigenous to the area.


Saint-Louis region is divided into 3 départements:


Saint-Louis is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

See Lac de Guiers.

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