Senegal travel guide



Senegal is located in Sub-Saharan Africa part of Africa. It's total area is 193K km² and 41.9% of it is forest area. As of 2021 it has a total population of 17M. 48.6% lives in cities whereas 51.4% lives in rural areas.

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💬 Languages

French is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is West African CFA franc [1 USD = 632.5 XOF].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

As credit cards are not widely used in Senegal, we suggest you to carry cash during your travels [2017: %2.830152772]. Approximately there are a total of 🏧 994 ATM's in Senegal.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2017, 1.4M tourists arrived to Senegal. In 2018, tourism has contributed to Senegal economy with a total of 557M $ income (%10.5).

📱 Bandwidth

Mobile internet & wifi is 🐢average with 20.29 Mbps. Broadband is 🐢average with 21.23 Mbps.

Mobile & Wifi (1.46 / 10)

Broadband (0.97 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is 🔥 28 °C and very hot. Current 3 months (December, January and February) average is 🔥 25 °C and very hot. Current season (winter) is 🔥 25 °C and very hot.
Yearly average28 °C 🔥
3 month average25 °C 🔥
Spring average30 °C 🔥
Summer average29 °C 🔥
Fall average28 °C 🔥
Winter average25 °C 🔥
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

In 2021, gross national income (GNI) was 26B $ and with %3.6 increase GNI per capita was 1.5K $. In 2020, consumer inflation was calculated as %2.5.

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