Senegal international travel guide in 2023
Senegal is part of Africa with main city at Dakar. It's usually 🌤️ 28.28 °C in Senegal with a rainfall of 🌧 0.26 mm. Internet speed in Senegal is on average 1.8 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 15M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French. Automatic teller machines are rare in Senegal. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~28.28 °C 🌧 ~0.26 mm 👨👩👦👦 15M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
If you're fully vaccinated you must show a COVID-19 vaccination certificate with a QR code before boarding your flight. If you're not fully vaccinated you must show a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours of departure. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Senegal. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Senegal overall due to the threat of criminal activity and civil unrest.
Senegal uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type E and Type K.
The languages that are typically spoken are French
💱 Currencies Used
Senegal uses the West African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XOF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Senegal. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Internet speed in Senegal is on average 1.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Senegal is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
To call Senegal, dial +, then 221 (the country code for Senegal), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Senegal, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 33 .
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