Senegal

SHORT INFORMATION

Rivers and lakes of Senegal

Senegal's largest rivers—the Senegal, Siné, Saloum, Gambia, and Casamance—are sluggish, marsh-lined streams emptying into broad estuaries along the Atlantic Ocean. The Senegal River is the longest at 4,023 kilometers (2,500 miles).

SHORT INFORMATION

Climate of Senegal

The local climate is tropical with well-defined dry and humid seasons that result from northeast winter winds and southwest summer winds.

FOR TURIST

Tipping in Senegal

A service charge of 10 to 15% is included in all hotel and restaurant bills.