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Saint-Louis Destination Guide

Delve into Saint-Louis in Senegal!

Saint-Louis in the region of Saint-Louis with it's 176,000 residents is a place located in Senegal - some 111 mi (or 179 km) North-East of Dakar, the country's capital.

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Local time in Saint-Louis is now 08:06 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dakar" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Yamane, Toug Peul, Thies, Saint-Louis or Fas Dieye. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Baye Fall chants and dances Saint Louis...

06:30 min ( August 08, 2009 by sonicafrica)
Views: 11,285 - Rating: 5/5 Baye Fall chant video This video was shot in Saint Louis, Senegal during 8 hour lasting concert-prayer-chants. Note that this video was shot from first two hours, that was somethin...

THE GRIOT www griotmovie com

06:44 min ( June 08, 2008 by Volker Goetze)
Views: 9,243 - Rating: 5/5

Please support Tostan, a human rights organization based in Senegal. The Griot - Ablaye Cissoko directed by Volker Goetze After a thousand years, the west African musical and spiritual ...


00:28 min ( May 24, 2012 by Gamby Diagne)
Views: 11 - Rating: 0/5

Reportage sur les site ARTE et Comptoir du fleuve 2

FETE 1ER MAI A SAINT-LOUIS: les gardiens...

02:10 min ( May 02, 2012 by Gamby Diagne)
Views: 5 - Rating: 0/5

Rassemblement à la place Faidherbe

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Interesting facts about this location

Faidherbe Bridge

Faidherbe Bridge is a road bridge over the Sénégal River which links the island of the city of Saint-Louis in Senegal to the African mainland. The metal bridge is 507.35 metres long and 10.5 metres wide, weighing 1,500 tonnes . It has eight spans, of which the longest five are 78.26 metres . Until the 19th century, access to the island was made through boats.

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Located at 16.02, -16.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bridges completed in 1865, Bridges completed in 1897, Bridges in Senegal, Saint-Louis, Senegal

Saint-Louis, Senegal

Saint-Louis, or Ndar as it is called in Wolof, is the capital of Senegal's Saint-Louis Region. Located in the northwest of Senegal, near the mouth of the Senegal River, and 320 km north of Senegal's capital city Dakar, it has a population officially estimated at 176,000 in 2005. Saint-Louis was the capital of the French colony of Senegal from 1673 until 1902. From 1902 until its independence from France the capital was Dakar.

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Located at 16.02, -16.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:French West Africa, Populated coastal places in Senegal, Populated places in Senegal, Regional capitals in Senegal, Saint-Louis Region, Saint-Louis, Senegal, Sénégal River, World Heritage Sites in Senegal

Saint-Louis Airport

Saint-Louis Airport (French: Aéroport de Saint-Louis) is an airport serving Saint-Louis, the capital of the Saint-Louis Region in Senegal. Saint-Louis is located near the Senegal River, and served as the Senegal's capital until independence in 1960. It is 320 km north of Senegal's current capital in Dakar.

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Located at 16.02, -16.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Senegal, Saint-Louis, Senegal

Langue de Barbarie

The Langue de Barbarie is a thin, sandy peninsula, adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, located in western Senegal, in the neighbourhood of the city of Saint-Louis. The peninsula separates the ocean from the final section of the Senegal River. It is also the location of a national park, the Parc National de la Langue de Barbarie, which is home to an abundant variety of bird species.

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Located at 16.02, -16.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Peninsulas of Africa, Saint-Louis, Senegal, Sénégal River

Saint-Louis Department

Saint-Louis Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Saint-Louis Region.

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Located at 16.02, -16.49 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Departments of Senegal, Saint-Louis Region