Cap Skirring

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Cap Skirring
Town
The beach stretching south towards the border to Guinea-Bissau
The beach stretching south towards the border to Guinea-Bissau
Cap Skirring is located in Senegal
Cap Skirring
Cap Skirring
Coordinates: 12°21′N 16°43′W / 12.350°N 16.717°W / 12.350; -16.717
Country  Senegal
Region Basse Casamance (Ziguinchor)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Cap Skirring, also spelled Cap Skiring, is a town on the Atlantic Ocean coast of the Basse Casamance (Ziguinchor) region of Senegal. It is a popular seaside resort with Europeans and has an airport and a golf course. The town was first occupied by fishermen. It was discovered by the French of Ziguinchor as a balneal zone in the 1960s. A landing strip for small planes was built at the end of 1960 by members of the Aero Club de Ziguinchor.

Coordinates: 12°21′N 16°43′W / 12.350°N 16.717°W / 12.350; -16.717