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Tuesday, June 06, 2023
Infos Senegal  Practical informations

Don’t forget your sunglasses, sun oil, hat and swimsuit. .

Take light cotton clothes, open shoes and sneakers.

Power 220 volts

DTime difference with France is -1 hour in winter -02 hours during summer.

French is the official language of the country.

Currency : 1 Euro = 655 F CFA

Have euros with you before coming, it’s accepted by everybody. Otherwise, you can easily find cash dispensers.

Credit cards like Visa, Master Card, and American Express are generally accepted in hotels.

French driving license is valid.

To call Senegal from France: 00 221 + phone number of your correspondent
To call France from Senegal: 00 33 + phone number of your correspondent (without 0 for the region).

Health : no vaccination is obligatory, but it is recommended to do the yellow fever vaccination and prevent oneself against malaria (particularly during the raining season: from July to October).

Some distances :

Dakar – Saly : 86 km
Dakar – Pink Lake : 30 km
Saly – Pink Lake : 40 km
Dakar – Saint-Louis : 264 km

Some words in wolof

Thank you : dieuré dieuff
How are you ? : na nga déf ?
I'm fine : ma ngui fi
Yes  : waw
No : dédét
How many  ? : niata ?