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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 @hkubilay2 on Wed Dec 07 11:22:29 EST 2016 RT @HasanCucuk: YALAN BUNLAR! Senegal'de Hizmet okullar? aynen devam ediyor En üst düzey yetkili: 20 y?ld?r sizi tan?yoruz, aynen i?inizi y?
From @Kolade_KA on Wed Dec 07 11:22:17 EST 2016 RT @eggheader: Stick to fashion. #Liberia has a female president plus #Nigeria has had a number of female candidates. Same for #Senegal, #B?
From @ckemandjou on Wed Dec 07 11:22:10 EST 2016 RT @TheCampNN: Super initiative de @Ladyhoop_News qui créé une collection "Des Lionnes à Rio" en soutien à l'équipe du Sénégal ?? https://t?
From @laminesamake on Wed Dec 07 11:22:08 EST 2016 RT @IPARSENEGAL: #FAO #MAER #CNRF #CNCR #IPAR: Lancement projet de renforcement de la diffusion et opérationnalisation des #Directivesvolon?
From @MondeMilitaire on Wed Dec 07 11:22:02 EST 2016 Mauritanie: construction d'un port militaire et commercial en face de Saint-Louis du Sénégal https://t.co/bKoPA2C2BU #militaire
From @IntraHealth on Wed Dec 07 11:21:54 EST 2016 RT @POuagaPF: In #Senegal, contraceptive use has increased dramatically following a campaign that relied on Muslim religious leaders #MaVoi?
From @_Biig_L on Wed Dec 07 11:21:50 EST 2016 RT @eggheader: Stick to fashion. #Liberia has a female president plus #Nigeria has had a number of female candidates. Same for #Senegal, #B?
From @EritreaRT1 on Wed Dec 07 11:21:30 EST 2016 RT @S_Igbu: #Eritrea's #PIA received&held talks with Mr. Macky Salla, #Specialenvoy of the President of #Senegal @ the State Palace on 06 D?
From @NaimSerkan on Wed Dec 07 11:21:25 EST 2016 RT @HasanCucuk: YALAN BUNLAR! Senegal'de Hizmet okullar? aynen devam ediyor En üst düzey yetkili: 20 y?ld?r sizi tan?yoruz, aynen i?inizi y?
From @EnseCreative on Wed Dec 07 11:21:19 EST 2016 Breakfast chat in Senegal with @iqramband via #Ense https://t.co/pfHipVW54I
From @JolaOkupe on Wed Dec 07 11:21:13 EST 2016 RT @eggheader: Stick to fashion. #Liberia has a female president plus #Nigeria has had a number of female candidates. Same for #Senegal, #B?
From @damisjunior on Wed Dec 07 11:21:03 EST 2016 Pourquoi les Africains sont hypocrites ? Depuis quelques temps, les gens tirent sur une fille au Sénégal alors... https://t.co/3pEF8ONvnE
From @_MurAlt__ on Wed Dec 07 11:20:52 EST 2016 RT @HasanCucuk: YALAN BUNLAR! Senegal'de Hizmet okullar? aynen devam ediyor En üst düzey yetkili: 20 y?ld?r sizi tan?yoruz, aynen i?inizi y?
From @JacobDowser on Wed Dec 07 11:20:08 EST 2016 RT @PeaceCorps: We've been swearing in new Volunteers all over the world this month. Welcome to the 64 new Agriculture & Agroforestry Volun?
From @alephile on Wed Dec 07 11:19:53 EST 2016 @DeeNike @SkweiRd also, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Ghana are West African countries, in case you didn't know (condescension intended).