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Dakar Destination Guide

Delve into Dakar in Senegal!

Dakar in the region of Dakar with it's 2,476,400 residents is a city in Senegal and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Dakar

Current time in Dakar is now 01:14 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dakar" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Yof, Tiaroye-Mer, Saint-Louis, Pikine or Mermoz Boabab. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

18°C / 64 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 92%
Air Pressure 1027 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Friday, 25th of January 2019
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 21°C (69 °F)
Saturday, 26th of January 2019
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)
Sunday, 27th of January 2019
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)


Battle National Danse Hip Hop 2012 Sén...

44:09 min ( July 04, 2012 by Wise BAYANO)
Views: 570 - Rating: 5/5

7ème édition de compétition nationale de danse Hip Hop au Sénégal. Initié par l'association Kaay Fecc. Organisé le 07 avril 2012 à Dakar

Les enfants font le tour de la Ville de ...

02:10 min ( September 29, 2012 by princeartsmusic)
Views: 478 - Rating: 5/5

Les enfants font le tour de la Ville de Dakar - Sen P'tit Gallé


01:01 min ( January 09, 2009 by dakartoportloko)
Views: 4,163 - Rating: 5/5

Dakar To Port Loko: Perspectives From West Africa provides viewers with an unparalleled opportunity to experience West African life and perspective from the ground level. A completely genuine and unbi...

Senegal Dakar Marché Tilène immagin...

01:08 min ( January 11, 2011 by alinabert)
Views: 688 - Rating: 0/5

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Dakar during the next days.



Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Combat Balla Gaye 2 Vs Modou Lo

Beginning: 12:30 pm (12:30).
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Sencon Expo 2019 & Renewable Energy Forum

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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KF - Kanban Foundation - Dakar

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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West Africa Com

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Interesting facts about this location

Mali Federation

The Mali Federation (Fédération du Mali) was a country in West Africa. It was formed by a union between Senegal and the Sudanese Republic. It was founded on April 4, 1959, within the French Community and became entirely self-governing when it gained independence from France on June 20, 1960. The federation collapsed shortly after independence, on 20 August 1960, when Senegal withdrew, due to political disagreements. The Sudanese Republic was renamed the Republic of Mali on 22 September 1960.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.69, -17.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:20th century in Mali, Former countries in Africa, History of Senegal, Political history of Mali, States and territories established in 1959

Cheikh Anta Diop University

Cheikh Anta Diop University (French: Université Cheikh Anta Diop or UCAD), also known as the University of Dakar, is a university in Dakar, Senegal. It is named after the Senegalese historian and anthropologist Cheikh Anta Diop and has an enrollment of over 60,000.

More reading: Cheikh Anta Diop University homepage
Located at 14.69, -17.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Education in Dakar, Educational institutions established in 1957, Forestry education, French West Africa, Universities in Senegal

Îles des Madeleines

The Iles des Madeleines lie west of Dakar in Senegal. The islands are uninhabited. The main island is Sarpan, known for its Stone Age tool finds. The islands are also known for their birds, fish and plant life. The cliffs are steep, and had been carved by the sea over millions of years

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.69, -17.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, Geography of Senegal, Islands of Africa, Islands of Senegal, National parks of Senegal, World Heritage Sites in Senegal

Stade Leopold Senghor

Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor is a multi-purpose stadium in Dakar, Senegal. It is currently used mostly for football matches and it also has an athletics track. It serves as a home ground of ASC Jeanne d'Arc and the Senegal national football team. The stadium holds 60,000. It was built in 1985. On 13 October 2012, a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualification match between Senegal and Ivory Coast was abandoned due to rioting at the stadium. Senegal were disqualified from the tournament as a result.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.69, -17.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Senegal, Buildings and structures completed in 1995, Event venues established in 1985, Football venues in Senegal, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums, Sport in Dakar, Sports venues in Senegal


Île de Gorée (i.e. "Gorée Island"; is one of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. It is a 0.182 square kilometres island located 2 kilometres at sea from the main harbor of Dakar . Its population as of 31 January 2005 official estimates is 1,056 inhabitants, giving a density of 5,802 inh. per km², which is only half the average density of the city of Dakar. Gorée is both the smallest and the least populated of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of Dakar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.69, -17.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Former Dutch colonies, French West Africa, Geography of Senegal, Islands of Senegal, World Heritage Sites in Senegal

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