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Kayes is a city in the Kayes Region on the river Senegal in the West African country of Mali.

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The city is told to be the hottest town in Africa. Until 1908 it was the colonial capital of French Sudan. The town is a stop of the Dakar-Bamako railway. The area is rich in iron and gold.

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Map of Kayes (city)

Kayes is on the railway between Dakar and Bamako, however due to the deteriorating of tracks international trains are suspended, leaving only a slow thrice-weekly service from Bamako. 1 Kayes railway station is located south west of the city centre.

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  • 1 Hôtel du Rail (In front of the railway station), +223 21 52 12 33.

Go nextEdit

Take a truck to Keniéba, in southwest Mali. One hell of a journey!

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