Diass (or initially Ndiass) is a village in Senegal, located about 40 km southeast of Dakar, where the Blaise Diagne international airport was built.
The majority of the inhabitants of Ndiass is made up of Serene Safene. Originally they were a nomadic people from the east but the ocean stopped them because they were more cultivators than navigators.
Diass is with Ndayane one of the largest villages in the rural community of Diass, attached to the department of M’bour (region of Thiès). The main districts of Diass: Ndeing, Ngam, Sakirack, Escale, Khoubite, Sahé, Escale and Mbolo Rénovation 2000.
Diass has a classified forest and is home to a millennial baobab tree1. The Popenguine Nature Reserve and the Bandia Reserve are not far away and share the same ecosystem.