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Arrondissement of Bandafassi

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Arrondissement of Bandafassi

Location in Senegal

Coordinates: 12°19′N 12°19′W / 12.317°N 12.317°W / 12.317; -12.317Coordinates: 12°19′N 12°19′W / 12.317°N 12.317°W / 12.317; -12.317

Country Region Tambacounda Region
Department Kédougou Department

Bandafassi is town in south-eastern Senegal about 750 km from Dakar near the borders with Mali and Guinea.<. It constitutes about half of the territory of the Arrondissement of Bandafassi of the Kédougou Department, eastern Senegal, [1][2] The area constitutes the Bandafassi DSS (demographics surveillance site) of the INDEPTH Network.

The population includes ethnic groups Bedick (Bedik), Mandinka and Fula Bande.


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