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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)
Thičs, Thičs     (population 248000)
Kaolack, Kaolack     (population 199000)
Ziguinchor, Ziguinchor     (population 192000)
Rufisque, Cap-Vert     (population 150000)
Saint-Louis, Saint-Louis     (population 132400)
Mbour, Thičs     (population 109300)
Diourbel, Diourbel     (population 99400)

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From @hulsbueno on Sat Jun 25 11:55:03 EDT 2016 Grand Mosque of Dakar #grandmosque #goingtoafrica @ Dakar, Senegal https://t.co/UmCrZfHAel
From @Carthybird on Sat Jun 25 11:54:59 EDT 2016 Lost ? Senegal parrot ? Besthorpe, Norfolk https://t.co/ohHUgBSnFt
From @ElToubabMusic on Sat Jun 25 11:54:35 EDT 2016 Muy pronto, otra vez juntos... @rawan_hermanos #Senegal #Akassa #Djëredjëf https://t.co/oWESFv8AXL
From @NickyyDee_ on Sat Jun 25 11:54:32 EDT 2016 West Senegal tho? Yikes https://t.co/YPpN0TF3BM
From @NewsInAfrica on Sat Jun 25 11:54:14 EDT 2016 Afrique de l'Ouest: Non ŕ la mort programmée du fleuve Sénégal et de ses affluents https://t.co/iOWvKiDZvS #Afrique
From @cortopsy on Sat Jun 25 11:54:10 EDT 2016 Folie et traumatismes du colonialisme au Sénégal https://t.co/5bjykAZrES via @RFI
From @Mirlyse on Sat Jun 25 11:53:52 EDT 2016 RT @JTAtv5monde: Au #Sénégal, énorme polémique autour d'une vidéo postée par la rappeuse Déesse #Major https://t.co/Cy7PfLSj7H
From @1hugegHugues on Sat Jun 25 11:53:51 EDT 2016 RT @qatarflights: #Qatar Senegal says ex-president Wade's son freed after graft pardon: Diop said Wade had left Dakar for Qatar... https://?
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From @bahoz22 on Sat Jun 25 11:51:59 EDT 2016 RT @Ulkucu_Serok: Galata Köprüsü'nde saat satarken örgütlenme sonucu haino?lu hain olan Senegal'li bir bölücü https://t.co/uf09xf27ZX
From @spinellibarrile on Sat Jun 25 11:51:36 EDT 2016 RT @Fulviobeltrami: #Senegal. Inventata e diffusa una Applicazione per aiutare i credenti diabetici a rispettare il #Ramadam senza... https?
From @maitedela11 on Sat Jun 25 11:51:26 EDT 2016 RT @tiching: Un centro educativo en Senegal ha transformado la mentalidad de la comunidad sobre discapacidad: https://t.co/mSduKcBZnR vía @?
From @dakaractu on Sat Jun 25 11:51:13 EDT 2016 La Pologne élimine la Suisse aux tirs au but et rejoint les quarts de... | #Sénégal #Kebetu https://t.co/ccWmRkvbA2 https://t.co/1uGTQzTUcI
From @sarslan2005 on Sat Jun 25 11:50:58 EDT 2016 RT @Ulkucu_Serok: Galata Köprüsü'nde saat satarken örgütlenme sonucu haino?lu hain olan Senegal'li bir bölücü https://t.co/uf09xf27ZX
From @ManyakSiyasetci on Sat Jun 25 11:50:43 EDT 2016 RT @Ulkucu_Serok: Galata Köprüsü'nde saat satarken örgütlenme sonucu haino?lu hain olan Senegal'li bir bölücü https://t.co/uf09xf27ZX