Senegal officially known as Republic of Senegal is a country located in West Africa. Dakar is the capital city of Senegal. Neighbor countries of Senegal are Mauritania located to the north, Guinea to the south, Mali to its east and Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is named after Senegal River and many serer people describe it as Serer O Gal. Serer or Sene is term described as a “holy” and O gal means “body of water”.
Senegal has many natural wonders and serene islands. Climate of Senegal is tropical and maximum temperature in dry season reaches to 30 degree during day time and minimum to 24 degree Celsius. There are 5 UNESCO cultural heritage sites in Senegal and 2 natural heritage sites.
Places of interest
Places of interest in Senegal include
- Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
- Niokolo-Koba National Park
- Saloum Delta
- Stone circle of Senegambia
- Saint-Louis Island
- Gorée Island
- Bassari country
- Retba Lake
Dakar is wonderful city having world class malls, historical places, museums, bird sanctuaries and swimming beaches like those of Ile de Madeleine. Dakar nightlife clubs and theatre are also one of the splendid feature of the city. Take cheap flights to Senegal to witness the cultural and natural beauty of the country.