in Ziguinchor, Senegal
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 12.350 and -16.717 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 12° 21' 0" and W -16° 43' 1"
- 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: 03:35 AM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Africa/Dakar
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:40 am and 7:30 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -10.883 and 162.450 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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 Cap Skirring
Cap Skirring in Ziguinchor is a town in Senegal about 169 mi (or 272 km) south of Dakar, the country's capital city.
Current time in Cap Skirring is now 03:35 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dakar with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports near Cap Skirring, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Senegal is Cap Skirring Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 7 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites in Gambia at a distance of 98 mi (or 158 km). The closest in Senegal is Saloum Delta in a distance of 131 mi (or 158 km), North-East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ziguinchor, Cacheu, Brikama, Quinhamel and Banjul. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 37°C / 99 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 74 °F|
|Evening Temperature||32°C / 89 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 76 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1013 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 73% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Monday, 8th of June 2020
30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Tuesday, 9th of June 2020
35°C (95 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 10th of June 2020
33°C (91 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Walking Through Diembering
Albert takes us on a walk through Diembering, a lovely village at the end of the road in Basse Casamance.
Les enfants de Ehidje 2014
Vidéo réalisée dans le village de Ehidje - L'Île des Féticheurs - Casamance / Sénégal - lors de notre passage avec notre voilier Tass en Mai 2014. Suivez notre blog : www.levoyagedetass.word...
Kdeau Laure Cap Skirring
Vous trouverez Laure à la boutique dutty free de l'aéroport de Cap-Skirring, lors de vos départs. Offrez des Fleurs !!! Voir notre page spéciale sur le site http://www.voyagerencasamance.com/...
La Cap Skirring HDC Foundation: Gnyma et Kiné témoignent des actions menées en faveur des villageois
la Cap SkirringHealth Development Childhood Foundation se bat au quotidien contre les points critiques qui tiennent la Casamance en sous-développement: l'éducation, le développement ...
Hotel les hibiscus et villa Palemraie à cap skirring en casamance au Sénégal février 2010.
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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.
Cap Skirring, also spelled Cap Skiring, is a town on the Atlantic Ocean coast of the Basse Casamance (Ziguinchor) region of Senegal. It is a popular seaside resort with Europeans and has an airport and a golf course. The town was first occupied by fishermen. It was discovered by the French of Ziguinchor as a balneal zone in the 1960s. A landing strip for small planes was built at the end of 1960 by members of the Aero Club de Ziguinchor.
Cape Roxo, is a headland in West Africa, marking the westernmost frontier of Guinea-Bissau with Senegal. On the lower side is the São Domingos district of the Cacheu Region of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, above it is the Oussouye Department of the Ziguinchor Region of the Republic of Senegal. Cape Roxo marks a significant angle shift in the outline of the African coast, with the coast running north-south above it, and turning southeast below it.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Cap Skirring.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Cap Skirring, Cap Skiring, CSK