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InterNations – Connecting Americans living in Senegal

Are you looking for fellow Americans in Senegal? Do you need advice and tips from your American countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other American expats to discover attractions like the Mouride conurbation (the spiritual centre of Senegal's Sufi brotherhood) together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Senegal or still residing at home in the United States of America to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Senegal provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of American expats in Senegal, hailing from all across United States of America - from Los Angeles, over New York City to Washington D.C..

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    From United States of America, living in Dakar
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    From United States of America, living in Dakar
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    From United States of America, living in Dakar
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    From United States of America, living in Dakar
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    From United States of America, living in Dakar

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Americans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Senegal expat forums.

  • Coming to Dakar in the end of May- with Kids!
    3 replies
    Apr 20, 6:08 PM
    Community member

    I too may be moving to Dakar next year with my family - 2 boys, age 8 (twins), and would be curious to hear what you found out about activities for kids. My kids speak/read french, so that might make …

  • Travel to Dakar
    2 replies
    Aug 28, 5:50 PM
    Community member

    Hi Andy, Well, it all depends on which type of accommodation you are looking for. Apart from hotels, it might be cheaper to opt for a guest house or hire a private apartment for the duration of …

  • Dakar/Goree Swim - October 3rd
    4 replies
    Sep 13, 4:59 AM
    Community member

    I am definitely coming to support you. I've got a couple of friends in town next weekend and I've invited them to come to Goree for the day so, perhaps, it's better if I see you on Goree?!! I'm so …

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Receive Information and Tips about Senegal from American Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Senegal is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your American compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Senegalese culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Americans in Senegal, living in Dakar, Tambacounda, Saint-Louis and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofAmericans in Dakar.

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from the United States of America in Senegal.
  • Receive and share advice in our Senegal Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for st■ turkey in Dakar...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Senegal to find institutions like the nearest American embassy and many others.

From the Mouride conurbation (the spiritual centre of Senegal's Sufi brotherhood) to the Cap-Vert peninsula, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly American expats in Senegal.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Americans in Senegal

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Senegal. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Senegalese thieboudienne, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Dakar's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit various ports and harbour towns, places of religion and contemplation for West African Muslims, and other impressive landmarks across Senegal.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from the United States of America and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Americans living in Senegal!