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  • With the rise of Dakar, c. 1860, on the adjacent coast, Goree lost its trade and its inhabitants, mostly Jolofs, had dwindled in 1905 to about 150o.
  • DAKAR, a seaport of Senegal, and capital of French West Africa, in 14° 40' N., 17° 24' W.
  • Dakar is a regular port of call for other French lines and for the Elder Dempster boats sailing between Liverpool and the West Coast of Africa.
  • Dakar was originally a dependency of Goree and was founded in 1862, a year after the declaration of a French protectorate over the mainland.
  • Dakar thus came into direct communication with the countries of Upper Senegal and the middle Niger.

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