Government : Republic
Capital : Dakar
Area : 196 722 Km²
Population : 11,6 million
Official languages : French
Currency : Franc CFA
Vaccines and health
A Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is mandatory for all travellers over one year of age.
For adults, don't forget your vaccinations: Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, Meningitis A & C and for those people at risk: Tuberculosis, Rabies.
For children, don't forget the vaccinations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Tuberculosis, Measles, German Measles, Mumps, Hepatitis A & B, (1, long stay), Meningitis A & C , Typhoid (1, long stay for those over 5 years old).
In Senegal, you must be warned about AIDS, Amebiasis, Ascaris, Bilharziosis, Hepatitis A & B, Leishmaniasis, Malaria, Meningitis, Rabies, Sexually transmitted diseases, Poisonous Fish, Snakes, Scorpions, Spiders, Tetanus, Polio, Tuberculosis, Typhoid, Yellow Fever.
When to go ?
The best season to visit Senegal goes from October to June.
Visas and diplomacy
For all information, please contact your embassy or the Senegalese consulate.
Food and drinks
Hygienic problems variable in restaurants, markets and shops. Avoid tap water. Better to consume local bottled water or imported.
Best places to go
The Sandaga market and Soumbédioune, a traditional village of fishermen, Goree island, the old capital of Senegal Saint-Louis, The National Park of Niokolo-Koba and the Delta of Casamance.
19, rue des Longs Prés
92100 Boulogne - FRANCE
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