Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal.It is located on the Cap-Vert Peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city on the African mainland. Its position, on the western edge of Africa, is an advantageous departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade; this fact aided its growth into a major regional port.According to December 31, 2005 official estimates, the city of Dakar proper has a population of 1,030,594, whereas the population of the Dakar metropolitan area is estimated at 2.45 million people.Dakar is a major administrative centre, home to the National Assembly of Senegal and Senegal's President's Palace.

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Population2.48 Million

Area82.0 km2

Average temperature
MAX(October) 30
MIN(February) 17
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