Senegal is a country on Africa’s west coast with a rich French colonial heritage and many natural attractions. Dakar, the capital, features the ancient Médina district and esteemed Musée Théodore Monod, displaying African art. Dakar is also known for its nightlife, centered on native mbalax music. Saint-Louis, formerly the capital of French West Africa, has an old town with colonial architecture.
Tropical; hot, humid; rainy season (May to November) has strong southeast winds; dry season (December to April) dominated by hot, dry, harmattan wind. Well-defined dry and humid seasons result from northeast winter winds and southwest summer winds.
West African CFA franc is the currency of Senegal average conversion rate 1 FRANC = INR 0.12
Expensive compared to many other African countries, particularly in relation to East Africa. But the assortment is huge and you can find African art from all over Africa here. Should you buy antiques, you should either have extensive knowledge yourself or bring with you an expert.
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