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Daiki Saito

Living in Dakar, from Japan

"Only a motorsports rallye? As an expat, I learned a lot about Senegal's green energy sector: InterNations lets me share my knowledge. "

Lastri Sasongko

Living in Dakar, from Indonesia

"As an expat in West Africa, I appreciate Dakar's contemporary art exhibitions -- I love making discoveries with my InterNations friends. "

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Americans in Dakar

  • Build up valuable contacts with like-minded Dakar expats
  • Find reliable information and trustworthy tips about the expat life in Dakar
  • Join top-class InterNations events to meet fellow expatriates in town

InterNations - A Place for Americans in Dakar

Hello to all Americans in Dakar! Would you like to meet fellow American expats in Dakar? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Americans, e.g. where in Dakar your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get stuffed turkey?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Dakar. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of American expats, hailing from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

  American Expats in Dakar Posted:

Re: Room available in 2 bedroom house in Liberte 1

Hello everyone, A room will be opening up in my house in Liberte 1 starting January 22nd. The ro...

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Hi there, I am potentially interested but do you live alone or are you living with other people?...

Re: Need new friends (WOMEN ONLY PLEASE)!

I just moved to Dakar about 5 months ago from the US (Missouri) to join my husband who works here. ...

Re: A very humble and experienced Driver available

Hello everyone, an Egyptian diplomat friend is leaving Dakar and his driver is available. Anyone in...

Re: Volunteer Opportunities

Hello! I was wondering if anyone could suggest a place where I could volunteer. I have my TESOL cer...

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Carla, I lived in Southern California and am Mexican at heart ;) Let's hang!

Fellow Americans in Dakar

American Expats in Dakar Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, American expats in Dakar are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The westernmost city on the African mainland offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Dakar’s American expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow American expats in Dakar.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Dakar to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Dakar at Our Events

Our Dakar community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Dakar’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the Mouride conurbation (the spiritual centre of Senegal's Sufi brotherhood). These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from the USA in your local community and meet Americans in Senegal in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Dakar!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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