It is placed on the Cap-Vert Peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city in the Old World and on the African territory. Its position, on the western edge of Africa, is a beneficial takeoff point for trans-Atlantic and European exchange; this supported its development into a major territorial port.
Early on 4 January, as the morning sun lazily crept its way up over the horizon of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the first of 665 valiant competitors crossed the start line of the 37th Dakar Rally.
As indicated by December 31, 2005 authority evaluates, the city of Dakar legitimate has a populace of 1,030,594, though the number of inhabitants in the Dakar metropolitan range is assessed at 2.45 million people.
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