Seaport the Atlantic Coast of Senegal, near the most western point of Africa.
The port of Dakar, one of the finest of western Africa, is equipped with modern cargo-handling facilities, including warehouses, a fueling station, and loading piers.
In recent years it has become an important fishing port, particularly for tuna, as well as a fish-processing center.
The city's strategic location, midway between Europe and South Africa and Europe and South America, has made it an important air and maritime center.
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