Senegal international travel guide

Landscape view of Senegal

Senegal πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡³

Senegal is part of Africa with main city at Dakar. It's usually 🌀️ 24.52 °C in Senegal with a rainfall of 🌧 0.12 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 Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~24.52 Β°C Β  🌧 ~0.12 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 15M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Senegal is under a State of Emergency. A curfew is in place between 11pm and 5am. You may face penalties if you break curfew. There's very limited commercial air transport options. Avoid travelling between the main cities and regions with confirmed COVID-19 cases. You must wear a face mask in public spaces, including in government buildings, shops, restaurants and on all forms of transport. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Senegal. We now advise you: Do not travel to Senegal.

issued date: June 12, 2020

Weather

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🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Senegal uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type E and Type K.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French

Money

πŸ’± 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.

🏧 ATMs

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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Senegal is on average 1.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Senegal is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“ž Calling

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 .

Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

100

Ambulance

101

Fire department

102

Useful Information
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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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