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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)

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From @hrcberkeley on Fri Apr 28 09:55:41 EDT 2017 Victory for survivors as Chad dictator Habré loses appeal. HRC's @ktseelinger was in the Senegal courtroom. https://t.co/3sNWdEfzSI
From @calleGerardo on Fri Apr 28 09:55:29 EDT 2017 RT @ClaudionCampos: Nos superó un rival como Senegal muy fuerte físicamente.No tuvimos respuesta futbolistica en éste primer partido del Mu?
From @YaayiAawa on Fri Apr 28 09:55:25 EDT 2017 RT @missygraphiksto: Ravie de participer au Femm'Art 2017 et d'avoir réalisé cette affiche ^_^ Pour en savoir plus https://t.co/Xpjxg4g7kH?
From @SwitchPointIdea on Fri Apr 28 09:55:16 EDT 2017 RT @ktulenko: Dr Babacar Gueye shares his experience working with communities in #Senegal to eliminate #malaria. #SwitchPoint https://t.co/?
From @EvangelineLaok on Fri Apr 28 09:55:09 EDT 2017 RT @L214: Près de 1200 vaches gestantes exportées au Sénégal Stop à l'export et aux longs transports d'#animaux #StopTheTrucks https://t.co?
From @Senbusinet1 on Fri Apr 28 09:55:03 EDT 2017 SENEGAL-AFRIQUE-JUSTICE : Droits de l?homme : une réunion sur le Protocole de Malabo,... https://t.co/H8KbxAKVnt https://t.co/Znq7TUzdXX
From @fafa_f1 on Fri Apr 28 09:54:46 EDT 2017 RT @Ibrahimsagna: @CNNAfrica @richardquest @TerraKulture If Jollof rice was a hot girl at the bar, two boys named Nigeria and Ghana would b?
From @legionamarilla on Fri Apr 28 09:54:43 EDT 2017 La selección de fútbol playa fue humillada 9-0 por Senegal en el debut del Mundial en Bahamas https://t.co/xOyzqTFnXw
From @galtxerdi on Fri Apr 28 09:54:38 EDT 2017 RT @cdlakua: Envío de material deportivo, del CD Lakua a Senegal. https://t.co/cv7yzccDlo #Lakua https://t.co/KXHFiJf449
From @fafa_f1 on Fri Apr 28 09:54:32 EDT 2017 RT @Ng_Troll: @Ibrahimsagna @CNNAfrica @richardquest @TerraKulture Because Senegal is her Uber driver.
From @IFDD_OIF on Fri Apr 28 09:53:58 EDT 2017 Sénégal: Mise en place d'une plateforme sur le climat et la sécurité alimentaire à Koungheul - Médiaterre https://t.co/mjpDrOYkVH
From @DjekouMP on Fri Apr 28 09:53:57 EDT 2017 Fière du #Sénégal qui a réussi à juger un ex chef d'État africain en Afrique. Merci pour les victimes. #Justice? https://t.co/PCn2WJpPmr
From @africa_sport on Fri Apr 28 09:53:39 EDT 2017 RD Congo ? TP Mazembe : Vanden Borre, première réussie #Senegal https://t.co/K0QOI3PjCx
From @JoffrinKeita on Fri Apr 28 09:53:16 EDT 2017 RT @lejecos: Cancer du col de l'utérus:Au Sénégal on recense 1482cas par an entraînant 858 décès par an.https://t.co/y0FhyRfRKO #kebetu #ca?
From @gabdoum on Fri Apr 28 09:52:47 EDT 2017 RT @jeune_afrique: [tribune] Emmanuel #Macron, le syndrome Hillary #Clinton ? https://t.co/nBFwlo5xFF #sénégal #team221 #kebetu