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Saint-Louis Destination Guide

Discover Saint-Louis in Senegal

Saint-Louis in the region of Saint-Louis with its 176,000 habitants 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 09:41 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Dakar " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Yamane, Toug Peul, Thies, and Saint-Louis. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziguinchor . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Saint-Louis ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Baye Fall chants and dances, Saint Louis, Senegal, 23.2.09

6:30 min by sonicafrica
Views: 11285 Rating: 5.00 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 ..


6:44 min by Volker Goetze
Views: 9243 Rating: 5.00

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 ..

Football in Senegal

Views: 1522 Rating: 5.00

Were invited for this match for a local competition in St. Louis, Senegal, between Diamono vs Golf. ..

Solidream : Presentation of our world tour by bicycle

9:47 min by Solidream Cycles
Views: 1381 Rating: 5.00

Presentation of the Solidream project : 50 000 km biking, 3 years of discoveries, 1 month in Antarctica... ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 16.03 -16.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km 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

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 16.03 -16.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Bridges completed in 1865, Bridges completed in 1897, Bridges in Senegal, Saint-Louis, 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 16.05 -16.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km 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 15.92 -16.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km 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 16.03 -16.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Departments of Senegal, Saint-Louis Region