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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



Publisher: ESPN FC (blog)Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:56:59 -0800
Marshall: Mexico make low-key start to 2016

Rodolfo Pizarro One of the highlights from Mexico's friendly win over Senegal was the goal scored by 21-year-old Rodolfo Pizarro, center. Mexico's friendly against Senegal on Wednesday in Miami was never going to set pulses racing. An all-Liga MX squad ...   read full story

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Publisher: News & ObserverWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:56:15 -0800
Mexico beats Senegal 2-0 in exhibition in Miami read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportWed, 10 Feb 2016 14:35:49 -0800
Mexico vs. Senegal: Live Score, Highlights from International Friendly read full story
Publisher: ESPN FCWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:33:45 -0800
Game Details read full story


Publisher: BBC SportThu, 11 Feb 2016 03:26:19 -0800
Senegal's Lamine Sane suspended by Bordeaux

Senegal international defender Lamine Sane has been suspended indefinitely by his club Bordeaux, along with goalkeeper Jerome Prior. Bordeaux said there had been a "serious incident in the dressing room" after the club's 4-3 extra-time loss to Nantes ...   read full story


Publisher: Heavy.comWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:23:25 -0800
Mexico vs. Senegal: Time, Channel & Lineup

Liga MX is still in full swing, but some of Mexico's best players are in Miami for El Tri's first friendly of 2016 against Senegal. Manager Juan Carlos Osorio needs to absorb as much as he can from this match, as Mexico won't reconvene until late March ...   read full story

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Publisher: FOXSports.comWed, 10 Feb 2016 19:45:00 -0800
Uninspired Mexico wake up late to defeat Senegal read full story
Publisher: International Business TimesWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:26:15 -0800
Mexico vs. Senegal 2016: TV Channel, Start Time, Live Stream Info For Soccer ... read full story
Publisher: FourFourTwoTue, 09 Feb 2016 09:37:30 -0800
Mexico vs. Senegal: Osorio believes in youngsters read full story
Publisher: FMF State of Mind (blog)Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:33:45 -0800
Mexico vs. Senegal 2016: Time, TV schedule and live stream read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportTue, 09 Feb 2016 23:41:15 -0800
Mexico vs. Senegal: Date, Time, Live Stream and 2016 Friendly Preview read full story
Publisher: ESPN FC (blog)Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:11:15 -0800
Moran: Mexico players to watch vs. Senegal read full story


Publisher: United States Army (press release)Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:26:15 -0800
Flintlock 16 kicks off in Senegal

THIES, Senegal (Feb. 8, 2016) -- The annual Flintlock exercise kicked off, Feb. 8, in Thies with an opening ceremony that brought together senior leaders and guests representing participating countries. This year, more than 30 nations are attending ...   read full story

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Publisher: AfricaNewsMon, 08 Feb 2016 06:58:45 -0800
Flintlock programme to strengthen fight against terrorism in Africa read full story
Publisher: defenceWebTue, 09 Feb 2016 03:48:45 -0800
Exercise Flintlock 16 kicks off in Senegal read full story
Publisher: Daily MailMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:00:00 -0800
Stronger regional coordination can counter Africa extremism read full story
Publisher: ReutersMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:12:41 -0800
US military seeks to prepare Africa for shifting terror threat read full story

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