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Complete details about Senegal in Africa with capital city Dakar

Country NameSenegal (Sénégal/Sounougal)
Country CodeSEN
Capital CityDakar
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1960
Population9481000
Surface Area196722.0
Life Expectancy62.2 years
GNP4787.0 (old 4542.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Diola     (5.0%)
Ful     (21.7%)
Malinke     (3.8%)
Serer     (12.5%)
Soninke     (1.3%)
Wolof [official]     (48.1%)

Major Cities

Pikine, Cap-Vert     (population 855287)
Dakar, Cap-Vert     (population 785071)
Thiès, Thiès     (population 248000)
Kaolack, Kaolack     (population 199000)
Ziguinchor, Ziguinchor     (population 192000)
Rufisque, Cap-Vert     (population 150000)
Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis     (population 132400)
Mbour, Thiès     (population 109300)
Diourbel, Diourbel     (population 99400)

Senegal's most recent News and Stories

Senegal Tweets

From @Allchanges on Tue May 31 03:42:58 EDT 2016 RT @saramo: France24:Dictator of Chad found guilt of Crimes against Humanity.Unmerciful Butcher,Torture,Rape. Trial took place in Senegal.?
From @Milatrud11 on Tue May 31 03:42:56 EDT 2016 RT @KenRoth: Habré is the first former head of state to be convicted by the courts of another country. https://t.co/eogMOhYFxT https://t.co?
From @jnavarico on Tue May 31 03:41:59 EDT 2016 RT @proyectopanenka: Hoy se cumplen 14 años del partido inaugural del Mundial 2002. Cómo olvidar ese Francia 0-1 Senegal... https://t.co/Jf?
From @davidgambarte on Tue May 31 03:41:52 EDT 2016 RT @proyectopanenka: Hoy se cumplen 14 años del partido inaugural del Mundial 2002. Cómo olvidar ese Francia 0-1 Senegal... https://t.co/Jf?
From @ajlovescubs on Tue May 31 03:41:48 EDT 2016 Place Cubs pound Phillies, 6-2, on rainy day at Wrigley https://t.co/h8nqtF9Qt1
From @000120o on Tue May 31 03:41:38 EDT 2016 RT @Radio3tweet: #Pinochet africano #HisseneHabre condannato all'ergastolo ora @radio3mondo https://t.co/6npNCUUcTr @anna_mazzone
From @bcnFD on Tue May 31 03:41:01 EDT 2016 RT @proyectopanenka: Hoy se cumplen 14 años del partido inaugural del Mundial 2002. Cómo olvidar ese Francia 0-1 Senegal... https://t.co/Jf?
From @wytzia on Tue May 31 03:40:57 EDT 2016 Chad's Hissène Habré found guilty of crimes against humanity https://t.co/spHSakTnVl
From @A24MondeEco on Tue May 31 03:40:51 EDT 2016 Wafa Assurance compte monter........ en Tunisie, en Côte d?Ivoire, au Sénégal et au Cameroun https://t.co/Dpap4MkVVL https://t.co/q3uf6hr9WH
From @jocanizados on Tue May 31 03:40:48 EDT 2016 RT @proyectopanenka: Hoy se cumplen 14 años del partido inaugural del Mundial 2002. Cómo olvidar ese Francia 0-1 Senegal... https://t.co/Jf?
From @Getxo_Express on Tue May 31 03:40:33 EDT 2016 Comienza la segunda jornada de #EmakumeonKlaketa - Habla Tabara Ly Wane, productora de documentales de Senegal. #upv https://t.co/cnXSRfMkMe
From @keijzer_niels on Tue May 31 03:40:32 EDT 2016 RT @patrfrancis: #PMDionne_Senegal recommends transformation of #EDF and new instrument to replace #Cotonou @PressACP @senego
From @erasmorusso on Tue May 31 03:40:27 EDT 2016 RT @caioblinder: Corte do Senegal condena à prisão perpétua, por crimes contra humanidade, ex-ditador do Chade, Hissene Habre. Bom preceden?
From @Savage_Senegal on Tue May 31 03:40:14 EDT 2016 RT @basedphenom: I'm up like if there ain't school tmrw
From @MSGindrey on Tue May 31 03:40:04 EDT 2016 Retweeted Écolo Sénégal (@EcoloSenegal): Ecolo Sénégal vous enverra des plans d'action associative avec des... https://t.co/E5yqJMYcwi