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The '''Trans-African Highway 5''', also known as '''Dakar-N'Djamena Highway''' or '''Trans-Sahel Highway''' connects [[Dakar]] in [[Senegal]] with [[N'Djamena]] in [[Chad]]. Most of the road is completely paved, except for a 775 km long part in western [[Mali]], but in many parts the pavement is in a poor condition.
 
The '''Trans-African Highway 5''', also known as '''Dakar-N'Djamena Highway''' or '''Trans-Sahel Highway''' connects [[Dakar]] in [[Senegal]] with [[N'Djamena]] in [[Chad]]. Most of the road is completely paved, except for a 775 km long part in western [[Mali]], but in many parts the pavement is in a poor condition.
  
==Course of the road==
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== Course of the road ==
  
===[[Senegal]]===
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=== [[Senegal]] ===
*[[Dakar]]
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* [[Dakar]]
*[[Tambacounda]] (462 km pavement, 315 km in poor condition)
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* [[Tambacounda]] (462 km pavement, 315 km in poor condition)
===[[Mali]]===
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=== [[Mali]] ===
*[[Bamako]] (there are two options)
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* [[Bamako]] (there are two options)
**Option 1: a shorter route in the south via [[Saraya]] and [[Kita (Mali)|Kita]], 825 km, about 300 km pavement in good condition, 345 km still under contruction and 180 km muddy road
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** Option 1: a shorter route in the south via [[Saraya]] and [[Kita (Mali)|Kita]], 825 km, about 300 km pavement in good condition, 345 km still under contruction and 180 km muddy road
**Option 2: the longer route (910 km) via [[Kayes]], [[Diéma]] and [[Didjeni]]
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** Option 2: the longer route (910 km) via [[Kayes]], [[Diéma]] and [[Didjeni]]
 
* [[Sikasso]] via [[Bougouni]], 374 km, paved, good condition;
 
* [[Sikasso]] via [[Bougouni]], 374 km, paved, good condition;
===[[Burkina Faso]]===
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=== [[Burkina Faso]] ===
 
* [[Koloko]] 50 km muddy road in bad condition
 
* [[Koloko]] 50 km muddy road in bad condition
 
* [[Bobo-Dioulasso]] (paved, good)
 
* [[Bobo-Dioulasso]] (paved, good)
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* [[Koupéla]] (paved, good)
 
* [[Koupéla]] (paved, good)
 
* [[Fada N’Gourma]] (paved, good)
 
* [[Fada N’Gourma]] (paved, good)
===[[Niger]]===
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=== [[Niger]] ===
 
* [[Niamey]] (paved, ?)
 
* [[Niamey]] (paved, ?)
 
* [[Dosso (Niger)|Dosso]] (paved , ?)
 
* [[Dosso (Niger)|Dosso]] (paved , ?)
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* [[Maradi]] (paved , ?)
 
* [[Maradi]] (paved , ?)
 
* [[Jibiya]] (paved , ?)
 
* [[Jibiya]] (paved , ?)
===[[Nigeria]]===
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=== [[Nigeria]] ===
 
* [[Katsina (Nigeria)|Katsina]] (paved , ok)
 
* [[Katsina (Nigeria)|Katsina]] (paved , ok)
 
* [[Kano]] (paved , ok)
 
* [[Kano]] (paved , ok)
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* [[Maiduguri]] (paved , ok)
 
* [[Maiduguri]] (paved , ok)
 
* [[Dikwa]] (paved , ok)
 
* [[Dikwa]] (paved , ok)
===[[Cameroon]]===
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=== [[Cameroon]] ===
 
* [[Maltam]], grit, not useable in the rainy season
 
* [[Maltam]], grit, not useable in the rainy season
 
* [[Kousseri]] (paved)  
 
* [[Kousseri]] (paved)  
===[[Chad]]===
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=== [[Chad]] ===
 
* [[N'Djamena]]
 
* [[N'Djamena]]
  
  
In Dakar there is a connection to the [[Dakar-Lagos Highway]] (TAH 7) and to the [[Cairo-Dakar Highway]] (TAH 1). There is also a connection to the [[Trans-Sahara Highway]] in Kano, Nigeria and to the [[Ndjamena-Djibouti Highway]] in N'djamena, with which it will form a complete east-west crossing of the continent of 8715 km.
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In Dakar there is a connection to the [[Dakar-Lagos Highway]] (TAH 7) and to the [[TAH 1|Cairo-Dakar Highway]] (TAH 1). There is also a connection to the [[Trans-Sahara Highway]] in Kano, Nigeria and to the [[Ndjamena-Djibouti Highway]] in N'djamena, with which it will form a complete east-west crossing of the continent of 8715 km.
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[[Category:Trans-African Highways]]
 
[[Category:Trans-African Highways]]
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[[Category:Africa]]
 
[[Category:Africa]]
 
[[Category:Motorways]]
 
[[Category:Motorways]]

Latest revision as of 02:22, 8 October 2011

The Trans-African Highway 5, also known as Dakar-N'Djamena Highway or Trans-Sahel Highway connects Dakar in Senegal with N'Djamena in Chad. Most of the road is completely paved, except for a 775 km long part in western Mali, but in many parts the pavement is in a poor condition.

Course of the road

Senegal

Mali

  • Bamako (there are two options)
    • Option 1: a shorter route in the south via Saraya and Kita, 825 km, about 300 km pavement in good condition, 345 km still under contruction and 180 km muddy road
    • Option 2: the longer route (910 km) via Kayes, Diéma and Didjeni
  • Sikasso via Bougouni, 374 km, paved, good condition;

Burkina Faso

Niger

Nigeria

Cameroon

Chad


In Dakar there is a connection to the Dakar-Lagos Highway (TAH 7) and to the Cairo-Dakar Highway (TAH 1). There is also a connection to the Trans-Sahara Highway in Kano, Nigeria and to the Ndjamena-Djibouti Highway in N'djamena, with which it will form a complete east-west crossing of the continent of 8715 km.