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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 @okizona on Thu Aug 25 05:39:33 EDT 2016 "Firewood " by Okizona - https://t.co/iz9cYuySFV #AfroRetro is 4 the youth dem ! in #Ghana #Senegal #Kenya #Tanzania #Zimbabwe #Malawi #SA
From @hellolourdes_ on Thu Aug 25 05:39:26 EDT 2016 RT @Manazil616: #IfAfricaWasASchool Nigeria and Ghana having jollof arguments in the lunchroom, even though Senegal created it https://t.co?
From @wiwsport on Thu Aug 25 05:39:09 EDT 2016 Quel adversaire pour Tapha Tine la saison prochaine? #wiwsport #Sénégal https://t.co/RzbqyfF9nS
From @J_ChaeMF on Thu Aug 25 05:39:02 EDT 2016 RT @knowleslie: #IfAfricaWasASchool Senegal would watch the jollof war between Nigeria and Ghana like https://t.co/Ro9faJUjP6
From @MahamadouD21 on Thu Aug 25 05:39:02 EDT 2016 RT @Manazil616: #IfAfricaWasASchool Nigeria and Ghana having jollof arguments in the lunchroom, even though Senegal created it https://t.co?
From @senegaldirect on Thu Aug 25 05:38:38 EDT 2016 #senegal | Andrew Inglis, PDG Kosmos : « Le Sénégal sera exportateur de gaz dans 4 ans » https://t.co/GcVBCSjxcq
From @I_AJallow on Thu Aug 25 05:38:16 EDT 2016 RT @cybersauce_: #IfAfricaWasASchool Nigeria Ghana Gambia&Senegal would have jollof wars at lunch whilst Somalia shouts "BARIIS ISKU DHEX K?
From @iibracool on Thu Aug 25 05:38:05 EDT 2016 RT @Ladii_Mia: #IfAfricaWasASchool Senegal would be that smart kid who always gives brilliant ideas but never apply it to himself ?
From @NationSansEtat on Thu Aug 25 05:37:36 EDT 2016 @AsmaMrc @vlf_laurence Les tirailleurs et les grenadiers du Sénégal & du Maroc mais aussi d'Algérie ont tous contribué à l'effort de guerre
From @vicky_dre on Thu Aug 25 05:37:26 EDT 2016 RT @NoireN: #IfAfricaWasASchool While Nigeria and Ghana are placing 1st in Jollof rice comp, Senegal will be mumbling that their recipe wa?
From @senepeople on Thu Aug 25 05:37:18 EDT 2016 Cheikh Ndiaye: ?tout sauf s?embrasser devant les caméras avec Soumboulou? https://t.co/WCygBQnBrC #senegal #kebetu #team221
From @dakarflashNews on Thu Aug 25 05:36:52 EDT 2016 Vidéo: Serigne Bi « DA MEERE » il est très faché, à mourir de rire ?. https://t.co/ytZUmGcyj8 #Sénégal
From @GbolahanOlajo on Thu Aug 25 05:36:50 EDT 2016 RT @tobialaofin: Jollof rice originated from Senegal, so while us and Ghanaians are arguing, they are like https://t.co/jgDf3XxbYC
From @Jaaybema on Thu Aug 25 05:36:29 EDT 2016 RT @Manazil616: #IfAfricaWasASchool Nigeria and Ghana having jollof arguments in the lunchroom, even though Senegal created it https://t.co?
From @teflowjohn on Thu Aug 25 05:36:07 EDT 2016 RT @Manazil616: #IfAfricaWasASchool Nigeria and Ghana having jollof arguments in the lunchroom, even though Senegal created it https://t.co?