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Ziguinchor Destination Guide

Discover Ziguinchor in Senegal!

Ziguinchor in the region of Ziguinchor with it's 159,778 habitants is a town located in Senegal - some 166 mi (or 267 km) South-East of Dakar, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Ziguinchor

Local time in Ziguinchor is now 11:34 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dakar" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Toubakouta, Tobor Manga, Saint-Louis, Kolobane, Kolda or Conakry. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziguinchor, Tobor, Tilel, Oumpountou, Kandiatong and Djibonker as well. We found some clips posted online. 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

24°C / 75 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 83 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 85%
Air Pressure 1022.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 20th of August 2018
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Overcast clouds Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Tuesday, 21st of August 2018
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Wednesday, 22nd of August 2018
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)


Casamance Senegal south Region Ziguinc...

05:15 min ( June 12, 2011 by fabriziocarbognin)
Views: 563 - Rating: 5/5

Senegal Casamance Ziguinchor Ville, Alliance Franco Senegalaise Association a but non lucrative

Ballade en pirogue 20100120 ziguinchor...

03:23 min ( February 18, 2010 by reinvdo)
Views: 514 - Rating: 5/5

Ballade en pirogue, , ziguinchor, senegal

Partido de fútbol en Ziguinchor Senega...

01:18 min ( October 20, 2010 by inviernorojo)
Views: 147 - Rating: 5/5

Partido de fútbol en Ziguinchor, Casamance. Inolvidable por el grupo de animadoras bailando al son de la música en directo

Alliance Franco Senegalese Ziguinchor C...

02:58 min ( February 21, 2010 by fabriziocarbognin)
Views: 79 - Rating: 0/5

Alliance Franco Senegalese in Ziguinchor Casamance Senegal

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Interesting facts about this location


Ziguinchor (also called Zinguinchor) is the capital of the Ziguinchor Region, and the chief town of the Casamance area of Senegal, lying at the mouth of the Casamance River. It has a population of over 230,000 (2007 estimate). It is the second largest city of Senegal, but largely separated from the north of the country by The Gambia. The city has a tropical savanna climate, with an average annual accumulated rainfall of 1547mm (about 61 inches).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.58, -16.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Casamance, Casamance River, Former Portuguese colonies, French West Africa, Populated places in Senegal, Regional capitals in Senegal, Ziguinchor, Ziguinchor Region

Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta

Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta is a multi-use stadium in Ziguinchor, Senegal. It was named after Aline Sitoe Diatta, a Diola woman regarded by many as the only woman who stood against the colonialist push into Casamance. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as a home ground of Casa Sport. The stadium holds 10,000 people, and was built to host the 1992 African Cup of Nations.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.58, -16.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Senegal, French West Africa, Ziguinchor

Ziguinchor Department

Ziguinchor Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Ziguinchor Region.

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Located at 12.58, -16.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Departments of Senegal, Ziguinchor Region

Ziguinchor Airport

Ziguinchor Airport (French: Aéroport de Ziguinchor) is an airport serving Ziguinchor, the capital of the Ziguinchor Region (also known as Basse Casamance) in Senegal.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.58, -16.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Senegal, Ziguinchor

Baraka Bounao

Baraka Bounao is a settlement in Senegal.

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Located at 12.58, -16.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Senegal

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