Dakar Tourism

Dakar (English pronunciation: /dɑːˈkɑːr, ˈdækər/; French: [da.kaʁ]) is the capital and largest city of Senegal. It is located on the Cap-Vert Peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city in the Old World and on the African mainland. Its position, on the western edge of Africa, is an advantageous departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade; this fact aided its growth into a major regional port. According to 31 December 2005 official estimates, the city of Dakar proper has a population of 1,030,594, whereas the population of the Dakar metropolitan area is estimated at 2.45 million people. Dakar is a major administrative center, home to the Senegal National Assembly and the Presidential Palace.

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Home to pretty treasures, is 's best kept secret. A vacation to can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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  • Know the pollution level of Dakar before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 88.1 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 85 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 65 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 83.33 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 77.94 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 83.33 (Very High)
  • How safe is Dakar for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dakar.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.38 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.43 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 64.29 (High)
    • Car Stealing 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 21.43 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.78 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.29 (Low)
    • Safety Index 61.92 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 93.51 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 44.16 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 56.48 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 294.93 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 10.73 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dakar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.26 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 26.04 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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