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About Ziguinchor



Ziguinchor is the capital of the Ziguinchor Region, and the chief town of the Casamance area of Senegal, lying at the mouth of the Casamance River. It has a population of over 230,000 (2007 estimate). It is the second largest city of Senegal, but largely separated from the north of the country by The Gambia.

The city has a tropical savanna climate, with an average annual accumulated rainfall of 1547mm (about 61 inches)