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Ziguinchor Destination Guide

Discover Ziguinchor in Senegal

Ziguinchor in the region of Ziguinchor with its 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 07:28 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Dakar " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Toubakouta, Tobor Manga, Saint-Louis, Kolobane, and Kolda. When in this area, you might want to check out Toubakouta . We found 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 Ziguinchor ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Adam Wible: Chicken Production Line, Ziguinchor, Senegal

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Adam Wible and Guillaume Benhamou observe an efficient 2 man chicken prep line in the Casamance, Senegal. He squawks with no head, which is kind of creepy. ..

the wrestlers march

4:42 min by katembi
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the king of Oussouye annual festival! ..

Turismo Responsabile in Senegal con HELP Travel

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HELP Travel fornisce circuiti esclusivi di turismo responsabile e consapevole in Casamance, per una vacanza differente e piena di significati ..

Casamance Jeanchristophes's photos around Ziguinchor, Senegal (ziguinchor casamance)

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Preview of Jeanchristophes's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about th ..

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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).

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Located at 12.58 -16.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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.

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Located at 12.58 -16.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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 12.56 -16.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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.

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Located at 12.56 -16.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Airports in Senegal, Ziguinchor


Baraf is a settlement in Senegal.

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Located at 12.52 -16.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Senegal