Senegal

Regions of Senegal

Senegal is subdivided into 14 regions, each administered by a Conseil Régional (Regional Council) elected by population weight at the Arrondissement level. The country is further subdivided by 45 Départements, 103 Arrondissements (neither of which have administrative function) and by Collectivités Locales, which elect administrative officers



Diourbel
Diourbel Region is a region of Senegal. The regional capital is the city of Diourbel. The region corresponds roughly to the precolonial kingdom of Bawol and is still called by that name. Inhabitants of the area are called Bawol-Bawol. The Department of Mbacke includes Murid Islamic Sufi order's holy city of Touba. (Source: Wikipedia, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)