Le Vieux Rufisque

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Le Vieux Rufisque is part of the Tentative list of Senegal in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Old Rufisque is a fishing village turned into a trading town in the late 19th century. Peanuts were the main trade products. It lies at the base of the Cap-Vert Peninsula and is now a suburb of Dakar. Its port was connected to the Dakar-Saint Louis railroad in 1885.

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Full Name
Le Vieux Rufisque
Country
Senegal
Added
2005
Type
Cultural
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2005 Added to Tentative List

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