in Ziguinchor, Senegal

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
12.568 and -16.273 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 12° 34' 4" and W -16° 16' 23"
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: 08:29 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Dakar
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:53 am and 7:23 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.883 and 162.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Senegal in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,6 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: 2022-08-19 08:02:13

Explore Ziguinchor

Ziguinchor in Ziguinchor with it's 159,778 inhabitants is located in Senegal about 167 mi (or 268 km) south-east of Dakar, the country's capital.

Local time in Ziguinchor is now 08:29 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Dakar with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Ziguinchor, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Senegal is Ziguinchor Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South-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 67 mi (or 108 km). The closest in Senegal is Saloum Delta in a distance of 102 mi (or 108 km), North-East.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cacheu, Sedhiou, 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: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 13%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Saturday, 20th of August 2022

23°C (74 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 21st of August 2022

25°C (78 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 22nd of August 2022

28°C (83 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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

Tambourfanfare Arrivée à Ziguinchor

Published: February 02, 2015
Length: 00:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: philippe tardy

Tambourfanfare Arrivée de Dakar à Ziguinchor le 31 décembre 2014 - Accueillis en Casamance par des dauphins et au pied du bateau par des musiciens amis de Ziguinchor...


Published: December 09, 2014
Length: 13:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Abdoulaye Faye


Ferry from Dakar to Ziguinchor

Published: November 19, 2014
Length: 00:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gordon Ferris

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)

Artisanat à Finthiock en Casamance : Fabrication d'un panier

Published: December 16, 2013
Length: 27:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: gaston Kevin

Sur cette vidéo découvrez le talent en matière d'artisanat des habitants de Finthiock, village de Casamance. Retrouvez toutes les infos et vidéos sur www.finthiock.com.

Casamance River

Published: November 24, 2014
Length: 34:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Simon Goss

View of the Casamance from my Hotel Room in Ziguinchor. It was only when I was out here that I discovered my tripod head didn't fit my camera, meaning I lugged it round West Africa for 6 weeks...

Formation à la méthodologie du témoignage oral-UEMM-IPAO-2012-PDGP

Published: July 03, 2012
Length: 20:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Panos Afrique de l'Ouest IPAO

Formation à la méthodologie du témoignage oral dans le cadre du Programme Gouvernance pour la Paix UEMM-IPAO-2012-PDGP. Ziguinchor - Sénégal.

We are tired of running - Voices in a forgotten conflict

Published: May 18, 2012
Length: 34:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: bunterkojote

Since 1982 the population in southern Senegal suffers due to Africa's longest lasting armed conflict. In the fight between the MFDC separatists and government troops more than 65000 people...

Wi Masanga - Damtoernooi 24 augustus 2014

Published: September 03, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jose J. Bronze

Zondag 24 augustus organiseerde Wi Masanga haar eerste dam toernooi. Het was erg gezellig en vooral ook (ont)spannnend. Hier een samenvatting met een poging de gezellige sfeer te delen.

casamance senegal (crocodile )

Published: March 14, 2013
Length: 53:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: grasso awa

ferme de djibelor.

Agir pour la pleine participation des enfants handicapés par l'éducation

Published: June 15, 2012
Length: 52:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: coordappehl

Projet éducation inclusive en Casamance :Portrait d'une enfant handicapée physique scolarisée au Sénégal.

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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.


Ziguinchor (also called Zinguinchor) is the capital of the Ziguinchor Region, and the chief town of the Casamance area of Senegal, lying at the mouth of the Casamance River. It has a population of over 230,000 (2007 estimate). It is the second largest city of Senegal, but largely separated from the north of the country by The Gambia. The city has a tropical savanna climate, with an average annual accumulated rainfall of 1547mm (about 61 inches).

Located at 12.5833, -16.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ziguinchor, Populated places in Senegal, Casamance, Casamance River, Ziguinchor Region, Regional capitals in Senegal, French West Africa, Former Portuguese colonies

Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta

Stade Aline Sitoe Diatta is a multi-use stadium in Ziguinchor, Senegal. It was named after Aline Sitoe Diatta, a Diola woman regarded by many as the only woman who stood against the colonialist push into Casamance. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as a home ground of Casa Sport. The stadium holds 10,000 people, and was built to host the 1992 African Cup of Nations.

Located at 12.58, -16.2588 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Senegal, Ziguinchor, French West Africa

Ziguinchor Airport

Ziguinchor Airport (French: Aéroport de Ziguinchor) is an airport serving Ziguinchor, the capital of the Ziguinchor Region (also known as Basse Casamance) in Senegal.

Located at 12.5556, -16.2817 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Senegal, Ziguinchor

Ziguinchor Department

Ziguinchor Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Ziguinchor Region.

Located at 12.5619, -16.2839 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Senegal, Ziguinchor Region

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Ziguinchor.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Zigiunchor, Zighinkor, Zinguinhor, Ziguinchor, Ziginĉor, ZIG, ジガンショール, 지긴쇼르, Ziginšoras, Зигиншор, زیگینچور, Ziginšor, 济金绍尔