Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?
Good for all if you speak French. Great for West African music scene. - May 2020
Not bad for single people, families tend to be happy (although I wouldn't want to put my children on anti-malaria meds). - Feb 2020
This is a city that has something for everyone. The only thing lacking would be parks and open spaces for children. - Mar 2017
It's quickly becoming kid-city here, which means fewer social activities for singles/childless couples. Single people seem to have fun here, though, with a few exceptions. - Aug 2015
Right now it's all singles or couples without children or with grown children. It's a good group of people and there is a lot of socializing. There are a lot of nightclubs, bars, etc. So drinking and dancing opportunities abound. But forget about museums, window shopping, going to the the movies, walking in parks, walking on sidewalks, sitting in a cafe with a good cup of coffee. - Jun 2009
Singles and couples that are currently at post seem to find it a good place to be. Families would be okay, as long as they were creative and imaginative about entertainment for children. There are no real parks or other outdoor places where kids can play. - Jan 2009