Fatick is the southwest region of the northern outcrop of Senegal. Its alternative name is Jinnak Bolon. The region is named for its capital city, Fatick.
Fatick is located south of Diourbel and Louga and northeast of Thies , east of the region of Kaolack another pan with whom she formed the Sine-Saloum area. This area is bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, it borders to the Republic of Gambia. Fatick extends over an area of ??7535 km2 and a population of 684,652 inhabitants with a density of 100 inhabitants per km2. The agriculture and livestock which are in addition to fishing, income-generating activities are limited by land salinization. 33.6% of land in the region The region also argues its tourist potential. The islands of Saloum , Saloum Delta National Park and other historic sites and monuments are the attractions of the region. Fatick is the hometown of President Macky Sall .
Arrived at the head of the governance of Fatick in 2014, Souleymane Cissé can be considered an expert of the territorial administration. Civil administrator profession, he received the starting Viviane Laure Elisabeth Bampassy promoted Minister of Public Service, the Rationalization of staff and the Renewal of the public sector, to land in the governance of the Fatick region. Despite this new appointment, now governor of Fatick region is not, however, into the unknown. Before disposing of governance, he was in command of the prefecture of Fatick Department. Souleymane Cissé has gone through several departments of Senegal as prefect , notably in Matam , in Kébémer at Bakel among others.