Current travel advisories for Senegal

Last Update: Monday, 15. July 2019 at 07:22

We advice caution when travelling to Senegal.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.2 / 5

Senegal is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with around 13 million citizens and a land mass of 196,190 km². We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.3 / 5

Senegal shares land borders with 5 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.3 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Mali (4.6), Mauritania (3.9), Guinea-Bissau (3.3), Guinea with (2.7) and Gambia with (2.2 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/senegal-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Senegal. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Exercise Increased Caution In: The Casamance region due to crime and landmines. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 1

Take normal precautions.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/senegal

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to the Casamance region, except for Cap Skirring, Zinguinchor and the main road connecting these two cities due to armed banditry and clashes between separatist groups and the Senegalese army.

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/senegal

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/senegal/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 13 million
Covering landmass
196,190 km²
Electricity
230V - 50Hz
Currency
Franc (XOF)
ISO 2-Letter Code
SN
Phone prefix
+221
Top Level Domain
.sn
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Senegal (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.