Carabane

Carabane

Carabane, also known as Karabane, is an island and a village located in the south-west of Senegal. Portuguese sailors reached the west African coast in the 15th century AD, and in the 16th century, their traders became active in Carabane and its surroundings, mostly in search of wax, ivory, and slaves.

Site Information

Country: Senegal

District: Ziguinchor Region

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 14th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Jola people

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: The Island of Carabane

Date of Submission: 2005

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