Information about Senegal
Population: 12.5 millon
Capital: Dakar (1,035 millon inhab. - est. 2005)
Official Languages: French
Main cities: Dakar; Thies; Kaolack; St-Louis; Ziguinchor
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Senegal in your country of residence Senegal, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Senegal, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Senegal - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: West African CFA Franc (XOF)
Time Zone: (GMT+0)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Yellow Fever, Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.