Breathtaking: World's 25 Most Beautiful Polluted Sunsets

By Tom Randall - 2011-11-28T03:40:43Z

Photograph by Xinhua/Ding Haitao

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#7 Dakar, Senegal

About 1.3 million people worldwide die prematurely each year because of high levels of air pollution, according to the World Health Organization. If stricter air quality guidelines were implemented, about 1.1 million of those deaths could be avoided.

A person walks along a highway as the sun sets the horizon ablaze. Dakar is on the Cape Verde Peninsula of Africa's Atlantic coast.