UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Senegal

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

Senegal is home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Of those, there are 5 cultural sites, 2 natural sites and 0 mixed sites. Senegal shares 1 of those sites with other countries.

The World Heritage Sites in Senegal are:

  • Island of Gorée

    The island of Gorée, Senegal
    The island of Gorée lies off the coast of Senegal, opposite Dakar. From the 15th to the 19th century, it was the largest slave-trading centre on the African coast.
  • Niokolo-Koba National Park

  • Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary

    Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
    Situated in the Senegal River delta, the Djoudj Sanctuary is a wetland of 16,000 ha, comprising a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters.
  • Island of Saint-Louis

  • Stone Circles of Senegambia

  • Saloum Delta

  • Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes

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