in Ziguinchor, Senegal
- 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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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
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 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
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Tambourfanfare Arrivée à Ziguinchor
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...
ACCUEILLE DE YAYE FATOU A ZIGUINCHOR
ARRIVEE DE YAYE FATOU MBOUP A ZIGUINCHOR, REGARDEZ QUELQUES IMAGES DE L'ANCIENNE BASKETTEUSE DE SONACOS ZIGUINCHOR AVEC SON BALLON.
Ferry from Dakar to Ziguinchor
I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
Artisanat à Finthiock en Casamance : Fabrication d'un panier
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.
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
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
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
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.
Agir pour la pleine participation des enfants handicapés par l'éducation
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).
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.
Ziguinchor Airport (French: Aéroport de Ziguinchor) is an airport serving Ziguinchor, the capital of the Ziguinchor Region (also known as Basse Casamance) in Senegal.
Ziguinchor Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Ziguinchor Region.
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