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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 @KanyeMai on Mon Feb 20 03:48:11 EST 2017 RT @gibbysaine: @NBA_Africa @Diop_WB The NBA is building a multimillion TALENT academy THIES, Senegal. Aspiring Senegambian Stars in the ma?
From @SeydinaSeye on Mon Feb 20 03:48:10 EST 2017 RT @AngelBarhama: Sénégal lifa kheiw: Tu aimes quelqu'un qui t'aime pas parce qu'il aime quelqu'un qui ne l'aime pas parce que lui aime un?
From @Pressafrik on Mon Feb 20 03:47:18 EST 2017 Basket: la NBA revient en Afrique pour la seconde fois le 5 août... | #kebetu #Senegal https://t.co/5g70HLnXuf https://t.co/zZZH2UnmAI
From @Tida10043 on Mon Feb 20 03:47:15 EST 2017 RT @Ras_tafarii: ????????????????????????????????????????@seneweb @dakaractu @APS_Officiel voilà comment on remercie notre sénégal! Diffuse?
From @Benameh2Ameh on Mon Feb 20 03:46:53 EST 2017 Super Eagles? friendly matches against Senegal, Burkina Faso confirmed https://t.co/XefZcDRNDQ https://t.co/Amjap3qVan
From @senegal7com on Mon Feb 20 03:46:50 EST 2017 Ecoutez la Revue De Presse D?Ahmed Aidara du 20 février 2017 - https://t.co/KuGcAF3reA #senegal #Kebetu #Dakar? https://t.co/0ECiQlGuLx
From @Amehnews on Mon Feb 20 03:46:50 EST 2017 Super Eagles? friendly matches against Senegal, Burkina Faso confirmed https://t.co/ekRP9XnGyg https://t.co/35odO4jQ1M
From @MediaIssuesng on Mon Feb 20 03:46:41 EST 2017 Super Eagles? friendly matches against Senegal, Burkina Faso confirmed - https://t.co/WlMeabn5Rs https://t.co/LPktSnAaPB
From @newsarenang1 on Mon Feb 20 03:46:38 EST 2017 Super Eagles? friendly matches against Senegal, Burkina Faso confirmed - https://t.co/WZiNKK8X7l https://t.co/mVQvi5Nj8q
From @NewsbreakersNG on Mon Feb 20 03:46:35 EST 2017 Super Eagles? friendly matches against Senegal, Burkina Faso confirmed - https://t.co/OpnpSYa5w0 https://t.co/nqioWT4kGJ
From @Jeans1930kKane on Mon Feb 20 03:46:31 EST 2017 RT @dakaractu: PLAINTE : Frank Timis poursuivi à Londres | #Sénégal #Kebetu https://t.co/YDSpB8gPpM https://t.co/RjGc1IEPhS
From @MrCoops89 on Mon Feb 20 03:45:23 EST 2017 RT @hisilow: Senegales diplomat in #Pretoria says he's faced incidents of #Xenophobia in #SouthAfrica other diplomats are afraid to speak o?
From @leralpointnet on Mon Feb 20 03:45:11 EST 2017 #senegal | Revue de Presse du lundi 20 Février 2017 Ahmed Aidara | #dakar https://t.co/eWwJ6FjMD9 https://t.co/VV3OXUrRtN
From @MOUHAMA67218922 on Mon Feb 20 03:45:11 EST 2017 RT @dakaractu: GABON : Un peu plus sur le scandale de fraude à la BGFI Bank | #Sénégal #Kebetu https://t.co/fh5U0zq0EE https://t.co/62kl0YJ?
From @leralpointnet on Mon Feb 20 03:45:10 EST 2017 #senegal | Revue de presse du lundi 20 février 2017 Mamadou Mouhamed Ndiaye | #dakar https://t.co/ZbXwDjF121 https://t.co/4i9siJjtl4