Dakar
in Dakar, Senegal

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.694 and -17.444 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 41' 37" and W -17° 26' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
French, Wolof
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:25 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Dakar
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:51 am and 7:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-11.834 and 160.656 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ahanga
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Dakar

Dakar in Dakar with it's 2,476,400 citizens is a place in Senegal. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Dakar is now 07:25 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dakar with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports near Dakar, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Senegal is Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Island of Gorée in a distance of 56 mi (or 91 km), East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Thies, Fatick, Diourbel, Kaolack and Banjul. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Dakar Sea Plaza Radisson Blu Hotel

Address
1,8 mi
ROUTE DE LA CORNICHE OUEST
BP 16868 Fann
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Pullman Dakar Teranga

Address
2,0 mi
10, Rue Colbert Place de L' independance
BP 3380 DAKAR
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


KING FAHD PALACE

Address
7,2 mi
POINTE DES ALMADIES
08181 Dakar
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


NDIAMBOUR HOTEL ET RESIDENCE

Address
1,8 mi
121 RUE CARNOT
11867 Dakar
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hôtel Fleur de Lys Plateau

Address
1,9 mi
64 Rue Felix
2302 Dakar
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Novotel Dakar

Address
2,1 mi
Avenue Abdoulaye Fadiga BP 2073
18524 DAKAR
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Jardin Savana Hotel Dakar

Address
2,9 mi
POINTE BERNARD PETITE CORNICHE
BP 1015 Dakar
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


LE LAGON 2

Address
7,2 mi
Route de la Petite Corniche Est.
BP 3115 Dakar
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hôtel Le Djoloff

Address
1,5 mi
7 rue Nani
Dakar
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


ibis Dakar

Address
2,0 mi
Avenue Abdoulaye Fadiga
18524 DAKAR
Senegal

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 86%
Air Pressure 1012.4 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 32% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019

20°C (68 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Wednesday, 24th of April 2019

20°C (69 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 25th of April 2019

21°C (70 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Robby Gordon Stuns Crowd Downhill Dakar 2012 Absolutely Sic!

Published: June 29, 2012
Length: 28:10 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rick Scheu

Robby Gordon Stuns Crowd Downhill Dakar 2012 Absolutely Sic!


Grand saut en Porsche 964 RS aux 6 heures de Dakar / Big Jump with Porsche 964

Published: April 02, 2011
Length: 15:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SporteamRacingTV

Derniere edition des 6 heures de Dakar dans la ville de Dakar Edition 2006 Pilotes : Oleg Baccovich & Simon Jean Joseph Beau dépassement avec un jump sur des sacs sable !!! ;-)


Distributions de Flyers à DAKAR

Published: January 09, 2015
Length: 30:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Yoro Sadio

Une offre de services en Street Marketing Roller unique au Sénégal. Maestro Roller vous propose ses services de distribution de prospectus, flyers et échantillons de produits à destination...


FL2TR - Trailer vídeo Dakar Desert Challenge 2012-2013

Published: January 15, 2013
Length: 43:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ignasi Calvo

Trailer / Vídeo resumen de la participación del equipo From Lost To The River (https://www.facebook.com/FLT2R) en el Dakar Desert Challenge 2012-2013 (http://www.dakardesertchallenge.com/)...


Superman à Dakar

Published: September 26, 2012
Length: 13:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Abdoul Aziz Niang Lion


Scooter Ride on the Corniche, Dakar, Senegal

Published: July 20, 2012
Length: 58:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dale Wilson

My daily ride to work along the Corniche in Dakar, Senegal. Always sunny, always fun, always crazy.


Les enfants font le tour de la Ville de Dakar - Sen P'tit Gallé

Published: September 29, 2012
Length: 01:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Prince Arts

Les enfants font le tour de la Ville de Dakar - Sen P'tit Gallé Rejoignez nous sur: Google+ - http://gplus.to/PrinceArtsMusic Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PrinceArtsMusic ...


Le Grand Théatre - Anniversaire Pape Diouf - Dakar Ne Dort Pas - 14 Juillet 2012

Published: July 15, 2012
Length: 25:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TFM (Télé Futurs Medias)

Programme de divertissement sur la TFM.


Turismo Tv, Televisión Turística: Sabias Que el Dakar largará en Buenos Airesen el 2015

Published: June 02, 2011
Length: 23:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gabriela Marinelli

El ministro de Turismo de la Nación y presidente del instituto Nacional de Promoción Turística, Enrique Meyer, viajó a París para encabezar el anuncio oficial del Rally Dakar Argentina-Chile-B...


Dakar Ne Dort Pas - 30 Juin 2012 - Partie 1

Published: July 02, 2012
Length: 29:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TFM (Télé Futurs Medias)

Programme de divertissement sur la TFM.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Gorée

Île de Gorée (i.e. "Gorée Island"; is one of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. It is a 0.182 square kilometres island located 2 kilometres at sea from the main harbor of Dakar . Its population as of 31 January 2005 official estimates is 1,056 inhabitants, giving a density of 5,802 inh. per km², which is only half the average density of the city of Dakar. Gorée is both the smallest and the least populated of the 19 communes d'arrondissement of Dakar.

Located at 14.6669, -17.3983 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Senegal, Geography of Senegal, World Heritage Sites in Senegal, Former Dutch colonies, French West Africa

Mali Federation

The Mali Federation (Fédération du Mali) was a country in West Africa. It was formed by a union between Senegal and the Sudanese Republic. It was founded on April 4, 1959, within the French Community and became entirely self-governing when it gained independence from France on June 20, 1960. The federation collapsed shortly after independence, on 20 August 1960, when Senegal withdrew, due to political disagreements. The Sudanese Republic was renamed the Republic of Mali on 22 September 1960.

Located at 14.6928, -17.4467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former countries in Africa, 20th century in Mali, History of Senegal, States and territories established in 1959, Political history of Mali

Îles des Madeleines

The Iles des Madeleines lie west of Dakar in Senegal. The islands are uninhabited. The main island is Sarpan, known for its Stone Age tool finds. The islands are also known for their birds, fish and plant life. The cliffs are steep, and had been carved by the sea over millions of years

Located at 14.65, -17.47 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Africa, Geography of Senegal, National parks of Senegal, Cultural Sites on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List, World Heritage Sites in Senegal, Islands of Senegal

Cheikh Anta Diop University

Cheikh Anta Diop University (French: Université Cheikh Anta Diop or UCAD), also known as the University of Dakar, is a university in Dakar, Senegal. It is named after the Senegalese historian and anthropologist Cheikh Anta Diop and has an enrollment of over 60,000.

Located at 14.6869, -17.4633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Senegal, French West Africa, Educational institutions established in 1957, Forestry education, Education in Dakar

National Assembly (Senegal)

The National Assembly is the lower house of Senegal's parliament.

Located at 14.6625, -17.4383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Politics of Senegal, National lower houses

Suffolk University Dakar Campus

Suffolk University, Dakar Campus was a division of Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts in Dakar, Senegal. It was located on the grounds of the École Nationale d'Économie Appliquée (ENEA). The spring 2011 semester concluded Suffolk's use of this campus.

Located at 14.7044, -17.4786 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Senegal, Educational institutions with year of establishment missing, Suffolk University, Education in Dakar

Stade Demba Diop

Stade Demba Diop is a multi-use stadium in greater Dakar, Senegal. It is situated on Boulevard Président Habib Bourguiba in Sicap-Liberté, an urban arrondissement of Dakar.

Located at 14.7106, -17.4581 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Senegal, Sport in Dakar, 1963 establishments

Marius Ndiaye Stadium

Marius Ndiaye stadium is an indoor arena in Dakar, Senegal, used primarily for basketball. The arena was home to the FIBA Africa Championship for Women 2007 in September 2007.

Located at 14.7113, -17.4595 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sports venues in Senegal, Buildings and structures in Dakar, Basketball in Senegal, Indoor arenas in Senegal, Sport in Dakar

Dakar Grand Mosque

The Dakar Grand Mosque (also Grande Mosquée de Dakar) is one of the most important religious buildings in the capital of Senegal. It is situated on Allée Pape Gueye Fall.

Located at 14.6778, -17.4422 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Dakar, Mosques in Senegal

Dakar-Plateau

Dakar-Plateau is an arrondissement in the Dakar Department, and forms the central district of the city of Dakar. Senegalese arrondissements are quite different from the arrondissements of Paris, being merely local administrative structures of the central state, like the Senegalese départements, and are thus more comparable to French departmental arrondissements. In 1996, a massive reform of the administrative and political divisions of Senegal was voted by the Parliament of Senegal.

Located at 14.6753, -17.4203 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Hann, Senegal

Hann is a neighbourhood of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. It is located on the eastern side of the small south facing peninsula on which the old city of Dakar built. Hann neighborhood sits along a crescent shaped beach called Hann Bay. Hann is part of the Hann Bel-Air commune d'arrondissement: a part of the municipal Dakar Department which covers the city of Dakar.

Located at 14.7211, -17.4369 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dakar, Bays of Senegal

Biscuiterie

Biscuiterie is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal, part of the arrondissment of Grand Dakar. It is located in the centre-southern area of the city. As of 2007, it had a population of 56,932. La Biscuiterie owes its name to the eponymous "Biscuiterie" (also known as "Biscuiterie de Medina", "Biscuit factory of Medina"), a former biscuit factory that has been restructured into an exhibition venue.

Located at 14.71, -17.4497 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Dieuppeul-Derklé

Dieuppeul-Derklé is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 39,871.

Located at 14.7169, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Fann-Point E-Amitié

Fann-Point E-Amitié is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 19,983.

Located at 14.6925, -17.4672 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Gueule Tapée-Fass-Colobane

Gueule Tapée-Fass-Colobane is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 61,378.

Located at 14.6856, -17.4531 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Grand Dakar

Grand Dakar is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal.

Located at 14.7042, -17.4533 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Hann Bel-Air

Hann Bel-Air is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal.

Located at 14.7103, -17.435 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Grand Yoff

Grand Yoff is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 144,859.

Located at 14.7336, -17.4494 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

HLM (Dakar)

HLM is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 46,722.

Located at 14.7, -17.4456 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Mermoz-Sacré-Cœur

Mermoz-Sacré-Cœur is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 26,557.

Located at 14.7, -17.4669 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Médina, Dakar

Médina is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal, part of the Dakar-Plateau arrondissement, located in the southern part of Dakar. Médina is one of the most ancient and most populous areas of Dakar, and one that has kept its original African character, as opposed to the modern districts of the Plateau. As such, it is also a cultural centre of the city.

Located at 14.685, -17.4494 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Patte d'Oie (Dakar)

Patte d'Oie is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal.

Located at 14.745, -17.4342 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Sicap-Liberté

Sicap-Liberté is a commune d'arrondissement of the city of Dakar, Senegal. As of 2007 it had a population of 47,134.

Located at 14.7, -17.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arrondissements of Senegal

Henriette-Bathily Women's Museum

The Henriette-Bathily Women's Museum is a museum located on Gorée, an island on the coast of Senegal, across from the House of Slaves (Gorée). A project conceived in 1987 by the filmmaker Ousmane William Mbaye, it was opened in 1994 under the direction of Annette Mbaye d'Erneville.

Located at 14.6675, -17.3975 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Houses completed in 1777, Museums established in 1994, Museums in Senegal, Local museums, Women's museums, Women's organizations

AJSS

The Association des Jeunes pour la Sensibilisation et la Solidarite (AJSS) is a Senegalese organization whose stated aims are to help young Senegalese away from poverty, criminality and emigration. The AJSS was officially established 23 September 2005 after a meeting held by young people from Sicap-Liberté The AJSS has approximately 400 members.

Located at 14.6928, -17.4467 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Organisations based in Senegal, Organizations established in 2005

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23 Apr
2019

Sencon Expo 2019 & Renewable Energy Forum
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

01 May
2019

Fête Du Travail Des Entrepreneurs Et Professionnels : 3e édition
Starting at: 07:00 am (07:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

07 May
2019

MASTER CLASS #2 : LES FONDAMENTAUX DU SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (SCM) Gestion De La Chaine Logistique Globale
Starting at: 08:00 am (08:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

19 Jun
2019

KF - Kanban Foundation - Dakar
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

25 Jun
2019

West Africa Com
Starting at: no exact start time given.
More Information: eventful.com.

10 Jul
2019

West Africa Com
Starting at: no exact start time given.
More Information: eventful.com.

31 Aug
2019

Pretty Fit Chicks Body Boot Camp- Dakar
Starting at: 10:00 am (10:00).
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04 Nov
2019

Mermoz-SacreCoeur
Starting at: no exact start time given.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
ዳካር, داكار, Горад Дакар, Дакар, ডাকার, ཌ་ཀར།, داکار, Dakar, Ντακάρ, Dakaro, Dacár, Dacar, דקר, डकार, Դակար, DKR, ダカール, დაკარი, 다카르, Dakaras, Dakara, ഡാക്കർ, ਡਾਕਾਰ, Dakaa, ڈا کار, டக்கார், ดาการ์, ڈاکار, Ndakaaru, דאקאר, 達喀爾