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Explore Grand Yof in Senegal.

Grand Yof in the region of Dakar is a place in Senegal - some 3 mi (or 5 km) North of Dakar, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Grand Yof is now 09:55 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dakar" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Yof, Tiaroye-Mer, Saint-Louis, Pikine or Hann-Plage. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw 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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Videos

Goree Island - Dakar Senegal

01:29 min ( October 28, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 528 - Rating: 5/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Goree Island Dakar A peaceful place with colonial-style houses used to be a center of the slave trade and ...

Albert Casals by Beuz Mansaly_ DAKAR avi

07:38 min ( December 11, 2009 by beuzify)
Views: 876 - Rating: 5/5

Albert Casals is a nice little man who need to be supported and recognzed as a world citizen guy. From Boubacar MANSALY cité sofraco/DAKAR/SENEGAL (beuzmansaly01@yahoo.fr)


Dakar (Senegal) - Car Rapide sobre la Au...

00:12 min ( February 22, 2011 by fedeklem)
Views: 324 - Rating: 0/5

Filmación de un típico "Car Rapide" en una autopista de Dakar, pintado multicolor con la gente colgada atrás. Mas información de Sénégal en mi blog: toubab.blog.com

Dakar Senegal Danharriet's photos aroun...

02:27 min ( December 05, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 512 - Rating: 0/5

Preview of Danharriet's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...


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Upcomming Local Events

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

17
Jun
2019

Concevoir Et Commercialiser Les Services Financiers Digitaux

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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19
Jun
2019

KF - Kanban Foundation - Dakar

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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25
Jun
2019

West Africa Com

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10
Jul
2019

West Africa Com

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18
Jul
2019

Global Forum On Women In Scientific Research (GoFoWiSeR)

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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26
Aug
2019

FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual(PCQI) For Human Food Training

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
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31
Aug
2019

Pretty Fit Chicks Body Boot Camp- Dakar

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Pretty Fit Chicks Body Boot Camp- Dakar

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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04
Nov
2019

Mermoz-SacreCoeur

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21
Nov
2019

FORTICA Forum TIC Africain Dakar-SENEGAL

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

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 14.74, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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

Yoff

Yoff is a town (commune d'arrondissement) part of the city (commune) of Dakar. It lies north of downtown Dakar and immediately north of Dakar Airport. The town is built along the broad beach at Yoff Bay. According to 31.12.2004 official estimates, the population of Yoff is 55,995 inhabitants. Administration is devolved to the town, which is essentially run by the Layene Islamic Brotherhood, the town featuring the mausoleum of its founder. As a result, no alcohol is available in the town.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.74, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Senegal

Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport

Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (French: Aéroport International Léopold Sédar Senghor) is an international airport serving Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The airport is situated near the town of Yoff, north of Dakar. It was known as Dakar Yoff International Airport (French: Aéroport International de Dakar Yoff) until 9 October 1996, when it was renamed in honor of Léopold Sédar Senghor, the first president of Senegal.

More reading: Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport homepage
Located at 14.74, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Senegal, Buildings and structures in Dakar, French Air Force bases, Space Shuttle Landing Sites, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - South Atlantic Route

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 14.74, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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 14.74, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Education in Dakar, Educational institutions established in 1957, Forestry education, French West Africa, Universities in Senegal