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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 @rzbecca on Sat Jul 30 14:42:25 EDT 2016 RT @m_brantt95: Le lac rose au senegal mdr ces senegalais mentent ce nest pas ce que vous croyez https://t.co/jC40SoH7XI
From @kamarimba on Sat Jul 30 14:42:21 EDT 2016 RT @Cherif221: Avons nous des explications d'@orange_sn ou une note d'excuse après cette panne technique. Ou nous comptons pour du beurre.?
From @senepeople on Sat Jul 30 14:41:19 EDT 2016 Vidéo- Sa Thiès / Siteu en direct du stade Demba Diop https://t.co/3qkQX6ksM1 #senegal #kebetu #team221
From @mandusanneh on Sat Jul 30 14:40:55 EDT 2016 Monaco are keen to bring Senegal's Keita Balde to Ligue 1, though their offer is still short of the Biancocelesti?s ?35m asking price.
From @Zahraaa_Jah on Sat Jul 30 14:40:49 EDT 2016 RT @Cherif221: Avons nous des explications d'@orange_sn ou une note d'excuse après cette panne technique. Ou nous comptons pour du beurre.?
From @BrackleyTownFC on Sat Jul 30 14:40:45 EDT 2016 RT @milosource: @BrackleyTownFC another great result with thanks to Twitter updates to the desert in Senegal #thereinspirit
From @paapdemba on Sat Jul 30 14:40:22 EDT 2016 Sénégal bo conwoul t'es pas chez toi..smh ??? https://t.co/fmRDEqCyL8
From @Cherif221 on Sat Jul 30 14:39:47 EDT 2016 Avons nous des explications d'@orange_sn ou une note d'excuse après cette panne technique. Ou nous comptons pour du beurre.#kebetu #Senegal
From @Jamie_Senegal on Sat Jul 30 14:39:45 EDT 2016 @cheyanntehya regina told you you couldn't wear hoop earrings, because hoop earrings are her thing.
From @YWASN on Sat Jul 30 14:39:29 EDT 2016 RT @Paroleaujeunes: @Matt_Barnes22 @NBA soutient la campagne Carton rouge au mariage des enfants au #Sénégal #CartonRougeAuMarPrec https://?
From @hamish_laing on Sat Jul 30 14:39:26 EDT 2016 Another lovely evening @WOMADfestival as @baabamaal extraordinary voice woos the crowd #senegal #traveller https://t.co/NiyzfASYfd
From @KevJStewart on Sat Jul 30 14:39:14 EDT 2016 @WolfGr33d @realDonaldTrump ...Senegal, Sierra Leone and I could go on for considerably longer.
From @cheyanntehya on Sat Jul 30 14:39:00 EDT 2016 @Jamie_Senegal Regina George punched you in the face once and you thought it was awesome
From @SyLamine on Sat Jul 30 14:38:22 EDT 2016 Finale coupe du Sénégal Juniors: le Jaraaf remporte le trophée devant les juniors du Casa Sport #TIMESENEGAL... https://t.co/2ReMYP8Ljo
From @harrysiviter on Sat Jul 30 14:37:01 EDT 2016 Last night in Senegal after 8 months https://t.co/wbHHAyrSsQ