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Thiès

Administration
Full nameThiès
Official nameThiès
Settlement typeTown
CountrySenegal
RegionThiès Region
Other information
Time zoneGMT (UTC+0)

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Thiès (pronounced “chess"; Wolof: Cès) is the third largest city in Senegal with a population officially estimated at 320,000 in 2005. It lies 60 km east of Dakar on the N2 road and at the junction of railway lines to Dakar, Bamako and St-Louis. It is the capital of Thiès Region and is a major industrial city.


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