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Full nameZiguinchor
Settlement typeCommune
RegionZiguinchor Region
MayorAbdoulaye Baldé
Total Area3.5 sq mi (9|area_land_km2= km2)
Elevation39.4 ft (12|elevation_ft= m)
Total Population230000|population_density_km2=auto (2007)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneGMT (UTC+0)

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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 over 230,000 (2007 estimate). It is the second city of Senegal, but largely separated from the north of the country by The Gambia.

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