in Région de Thiès, Senegal

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.789 and -16.926 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 47' 21" and W -16° 55' 33"
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: 04:15 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa/Dakar
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:37 am and 7:35 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-15.400 and 166.017 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Senegal in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Senegal.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Senegal. Last Update: 2020-06-06 07:20:59

Discover Thiès

Thiès in Région de Thiès is a city in Senegal about 35 mi (or 57 km) east of Dakar, the country's capital city.

Local time in Thiès is now 04:15 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dakar with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Thiès, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Senegal is Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport in a distance of 38 mi (or 61 km), West. 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 23 mi (or 38 km), East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dakar, Fatick, Diourbel, Kaolack and Louga. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 57% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Sunday, 7th of June 2020

32°C (89 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 8th of June 2020

32°C (89 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 9th of June 2020

31°C (88 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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

Traditional Serere Drumming and Dance - Mariage at Fandene near Thies Senegal

Published: July 11, 2010
Length: 53:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Afriwheels - on the move in Africa

danse et tamtam pendant le mariage de Louis Armstrong Gomes dans un village.

Senegal: Fille en Cuisine (Girl in the Kitchen)

Published: December 10, 2008
Length: 47:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: PlanYETAM

Young journalists follow a girl through the process of going to the market and making dinner.


Published: August 21, 2013
Length: 19:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: senewcom medias

Sénégal ne dort pas, un grand Sabar à Thiès au quartier Diakhao. SENEWCOM MÉDIA pour combler un vide! En fait, notre étude porte sur l'analyse des grilles de programmes et des cahiers...

One Minute: Classroom in a village - Une classe dans un village - Senegal Africa

Published: February 18, 2010
Length: 18:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: wbprods

One minute of your time spent in a classroom in a small village in Africa. Eine Minute Ihrer Zeit mit Kindern in einem Klassenzimmer in Afrika verbracht. - Filming Editing William Betaille.

Baobab Fruit Company Senegal - Harvesting and Producing

Published: February 16, 2008
Length: 42:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: baobabfruitcosn

Baobab Fruit Company Senegal. The harvesting trip inside Villages near Tambacounda (Senegal), and the working of Baobab Fruit pods.

Vitamin A supplementation during Child Health Days in Senegal

Published: October 08, 2010
Length: 25:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Micronutrient Initiative

In May 2010, the Micronutrient Initiative joined a group of health workers in Senegal as they fanned out across the region to deliver a package of life-saving interventions, including deworming...


Published: October 03, 2010
Length: 24:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nibblebaby

Nice party during training period.

2009 Sénégal Thiès, Entre Saint Louis et Dakar

Published: December 27, 2012
Length: 09:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: HabariSalam

La route Saint-Louis Dakar, en voiture, en passant par Thiès et ses Délices WIKIPEDIA : Ancien lieu de garnison, nœud ferroviaire et routier remarquablement situé sur l'axe Saint-Louis-Dakar...

Thies ville d'atan?

Published: September 25, 2011
Length: 20:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ville2Thies

Impression d'une ville dont le passé colonial est encore omniprésent.

Conseil municipal de Thiès

Published: July 14, 2013
Length: 26:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: senewcom medias

Le premier Adjoint a eu chaud aujourd'hui à thiès. Hué et insulté par des centaines de personnes de tous les partis politiques (des militants du rewmi compris) qui ont envahi la mairie...

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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.


See also Thiess/Thies (name). Thiès is the third largest city in Senegal with a population officially estimated at 320,000 in 2005. It lies 60 km east of Dakar on the N2 road and at the junction of railway lines to Dakar, Bamako and St-Louis. It is the capital of Thiès Region and is a major industrial city.

Located at 14.7833, -16.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Senegal, Thiès Region, Regional capitals in Senegal, French West Africa, Populated places established in 1864