Thies Tourism

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Thiès (pronounced chess in Noon language, French pronunciation: ​[/tjɛs/]) is the third largest city in Senegal with a population officially estimated at 1,788,864 in 2013. It lies 72 km east of Dakar on the N2 road and at the junction of railway lines to Dakar, Bamako and St-Louis. It is the capital of Thiès Region and is a major industrial city.


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Facts and Stats for Thies*

  • Pollution Statistics in Thies

    Know the pollution level of Thies before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Living in Thies - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 62.07 (High)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Thies

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Thies

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.32 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.63 USD

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

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