Le Vieux Rufisque
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.
Map of Le Vieux RufisqueLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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2005 Added to Tentative List
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