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Rufisque is a city in the Dakar region of western Senegal, at the base of the Cap-Vert Peninsula. It has a population of 179,797 (2002 census). In the past it was an important port city in its own right, but is now a suburb of Dakar.
Rufisque is also the capital of the department of the same name and lies 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-east of Dakar, the capital of Senegal.