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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 @EspMaliStrategy on Sun Jan 22 19:17:36 EST 2017 #Sénégal Mankeur Ndiaye, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères : " Yaya #Jammeh est parti sans garantie " https://t.co/qO8vLfTQNC
From @africa_sport on Sun Jan 22 19:17:35 EST 2017 CAN 2017: la joie des Etalons du Burkina Faso ? RFI #Senegal https://t.co/RBfnQxfBEC
From @LareMSisay on Sun Jan 22 19:17:34 EST 2017 RT @stevecockburn: #Senegal foreign min Ndiaye disowns #Jammeh deal. "This declaration was signed by no one...No ECOWAS Head of State valid?
From @RezaShakur on Sun Jan 22 19:17:34 EST 2017 RT @AmineMaTue: Donc la faut que la Tunisie perde et qu'on batte le Senegal pour pouvoir passer ? Ptdr j'vais prendre une douche
From @Bodi89COV on Sun Jan 22 19:17:24 EST 2017 RT @AfricaFootDaily: #CAN2017 | Les matches de demain : ??19h00 UTC/GMT Sénégal ?? - ?? Algérie Zimbabwe ?? - ?? Tunisie #SENALG #ZIMTUN?
From @myecoll on Sun Jan 22 19:17:23 EST 2017 "26,000 have fled Gambia for Senegal since start of the crisis, .. Senegalese gov figures" Sad, but still progress? https://t.co/KfKnFcWjJ6
From @hedgewarbets on Sun Jan 22 19:17:21 EST 2017 News soccer: Senegal v Algeria: Misfiring favourites in last-chance saloon https://t.co/cDIx3jQz6R
From @Olafur_Tomasson on Sun Jan 22 19:17:07 EST 2017 @liverpooIstuff *ssssh* Senegal is listening!
From @smburchard on Sun Jan 22 19:16:56 EST 2017 RT @mashanubian: Gambia Presi Barrow said during interview w/Senegal tv TFM that VicePresi will be a woman #GambiaHasDecided #kebetu
From @ZeArabGooner on Sun Jan 22 19:16:39 EST 2017 RT @ballsaqzilla: Please donate to build a school in Senegal in the memory of my friend Thamanna who passed in 2014 at 16yrs. ? https://t.?
From @senewsn on Sun Jan 22 19:16:30 EST 2017 #paris #sénégal CRISE EN GAMBIE?JAMMEH PAS AUSSI « FOU » QU?ON LE PENSAIT https://t.co/jxvj712TBF https://t.co/xP4MQqieAp
From @casiraghiBF on Sun Jan 22 19:16:13 EST 2017 RT @yvan_ova: Cameroun vs Sénégal le gagnant de ce match remporte la CAN retenez bien
From @Lahici1 on Sun Jan 22 19:16:09 EST 2017 RT @Galsenfoot: Classement #FIFA Le Sénégal toujours sur le toit de l'Afrique La Tunisie et l'Algérie perdent chacune une place Le ZImbabw?
From @momobndiaye on Sun Jan 22 19:16:08 EST 2017 RT @McLywa: Au Senegal,de nos jours,toutes les filles sont magnifiques.On vit dans l'embarras du choix.C'est dur pour ceux qui doivent etre?
From @SorryYouAre on Sun Jan 22 19:16:06 EST 2017 RT @ballsaqzilla: Please donate to build a school in Senegal in the memory of my friend Thamanna who passed in 2014 at 16yrs. ? https://t.?