Sokone
in Fatick, Senegal

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.883 and -16.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 52' 59" and W -16° 22' 0"
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: 03:21 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Dakar
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:53 am and 7:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.400 and 166.017 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tombaesar
References
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Explore Sokone

Sokone in Fatick with it's 11,680 inhabitants is a city in Senegal about 91 mi (or 147 km) south-east of Dakar, the country's capital.

Local time in Sokone is now 03:21 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dakar with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Sokone, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Senegal is Kaolack Airport in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Senegal is Island of Gorée in a distance of 56 mi (or 91 km), North.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kaolack, Fatick, Banjul, Kerewan and Brikama. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 18%
Air Humidity 84%
Air Pressure 1012.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

26°C (79 °F)
31°C (87 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

26°C (79 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

22°C (72 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Very heavy rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

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Wioska w Senegalu

Published: April 14, 2014
Length: 12:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel SZYSZ

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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.

Saloum Delta

Saloum Delta or Sine-Saloum Delta is a river delta in Senegal at the mouth of the Saloum River where it flows into the North Atlantic Ocean. The delta covers 180,000 hectares. It extends 72.5 kilometers along the coastline and 35 kilometers inland. In 2011, a 145,811-hectare portion of the delta was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The site contains "brackish channels encompassing over 200 islands and islets, mangrove forest, an Atlantic marine environment, and dry forest.

Located at 13.8353, -16.4986 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Senegal, Geography of Senegal

Sokone

Sokone is a town in the Fatick Region of central Senegal. Sokone is a tranquil town on the Southeastern Sine-Saloum Delta amid the mangroves. It is located on the road from Kaolack to Banjul, 50km south of Kaolack and 66km north of Banjul. During the colonial period, the town was a peanut port and the old warehouses can still be seen around town along with a large number of peanut fields in the surrounding country side.

Located at 13.8833, -16.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Senegal

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sokon, Sokone