Casamance
Casamance ([kɑ.za.mɑ̃s], Portuguese: Casamança [kɐzɐˈmɐ̃sɐ]) is the area of Senegal south of the Gambia including the Casamance River. It consists of Basse Casamance (Baixa Casamança, Lower Casama...
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Ziguinchor
Ziguinchor (also called Zinguinchor) is the capital of the Ziguinchor Region, and the chief town of the Casamance area of Senegal, lying at the mouth of the Casamance River. It has a population of ove...
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Casamancian Autonomous Movement
Casamancian Autonomous Movement (in French: Mouvement Autonome Casamançais) was a political party in Casamance, southern Senegal. MAC was led by Assane Seck.MAC was initially linked to French Section ...
Niasse
The Niasse, along with the Kumpo and the Samay, are three traditional masked figures in the folk mythology of the Jola people, living in the Casamance (Senegal) and also in Gambia.They play a central ...
Kolda
Kolda is a city located in southern Senegal. It is the capital city of Kolda Region, a region known historically and popularly as Haute Casamance.
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Diouloulou Arrondissement
Diouloulou Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Bignona Department in the Ziguinchor Region of Senegal.
The arrondissement is divided administratively into rural communities and in turn i...
Diouloulou Arrondissement - Wikipedia
Pakour Arrondissement
Pakour Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Vélingara Department in the Kolda Region of Senegal.
The arrondissement is divided administratively into rural communities and in turn into vil...
Pakour Arrondissement - Wikipedia
Sédhiou
Sédhiou is a town of Senegal, in Casamance area, nearby the Casamance river.
The main historical culture of Sédhiou came from the Mandinka people, but many populations are located in the area nowa...
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Samay (mythology)
The Kumpo, the Samay and the Niasse are three traditional figures in the mythology of the Diola in the Casamance (Senegal) and also in Gambia.Multiple times in the course of the year, i.e. during the ...
Samay (mythology) - Wikipedia
Bignona Department
Bignona Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Ziguinchor Region.
The department is divided administratively into four arrondissements, Diouloulou Arrondissement, Sindian...
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Bagaya
Bagaya is a settlement in Senegalin the department Bignona, in the region Ziguinchor Region, in the Casamance area. Bagaya belongs to the rural community of Balinghore in the arrondissement of Tendouc...
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Dabo Arrondissement
Dabo Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Kolda Department in the Kolda Region of Senegal.
The arrondissement is divided administratively into rural communities and in turn into villages....
Kumpo
The Kumpo, the Samay and the Niasse are three traditional figures in the mythology of the Diola people in the Casamance (Senegal) and in Gambia.Multiple times in the course of the year, i.e. during t...
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Médina Yoro Foulah Department
Médina Yoro Foulah Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kolda Region. It is a recent creation. It is also an Arrondissement of Senegal 14°43′W / 13.300°N 14...
Cap Skirring
Cap Skirring, also spelled Cap Skiring, is a town on the Atlantic Ocean coast of the Basse Casamance (Ziguinchor) region of Senegal. It is a popular seaside resort with Europeans and has an airport ...
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Augustin Diamacoune Senghor
Father Augustin Diamacoune Senghor (4 April 1928 at Senghalène, Casamance, Senegal – 13 January 2007 at Val-de-Grâce Military Hospital, Paris, France).Father Senghor was a charismatic Roman Catholic p...
Sindian Arrondissement
Sindian Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Bignona Department in the Ziguinchor Region of Senegal.
The arrondissement is divided administratively into rural communities and in turn into...
Sindian Arrondissement - Wikipedia
Ziguinchor Region
Ziguinchor is a region of Senegal (regional capitals have the same name as their respective regions). The region is also referred to historically and popularly as Basse Casamance.
Ziguinchor regi...
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Vélingara Department
Vélingara Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kolda Region. 16°14′00″W / 15.61667°N 16.23333°W / 15.61667; -16.23333
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Enampore
Enampore is a village in the Casamance region of Senegal. It lies about 23 kilometres from the Casamance's chief town Ziguinchor. It is noted for its impluvium houses, which are a distinctive feature ...
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Oussouye Department
Oussouye Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Ziguinchor Region. 16°32′49″W / 12.48500°N 16.54694°W / 12.48500; -16.54694
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Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance
The Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (French: Mouvement des forces démocratiques de Casamance, MFDC) is the main separatist movement in the Casamance region of Senegal, founded in 1982. It w...
Tenghori Arrondissement
Tenghori Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Bignona Department in the Ziguinchor Region of Senegal.
The arrondissement is divided administratively into rural communities and in turn int...
Tenghori Arrondissement - Wikipedia
Jola people
The Jola (Diola, in French transliteration) are an ethnic group found in Senegal (where they predominate in the region of Casamance), the Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau. There are great numbers on the Atla...
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Bonconto Arrondissement
Bonconto Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Vélingara Department in the Kolda Region of Senegal.
The arrondissement is divided administratively into rural communities and in turn into v...
Kounkane Arrondissement
Kounkane Arrondissement is an arrondissement of the Vélingara Department in the Kolda Region of Senegal.
The arrondissement is divided administratively into rural communities and in turn into v...
Ziguinchor Department
Ziguinchor Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Ziguinchor Region.
The department is divided administratively into two arrondissements, Niaguis Arrondissement and Nyassi...
Ziguinchor Department - Wikipedia
Casamance River
The Casamance River flows westward for the most part into the Atlantic Ocean along a path about 200 miles (320 km) in length. However, only 80 miles (130 km) of it are navigable. The Casama...
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