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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: TIMEMon, 22 Sep 2014 08:04:41 -0700
Ebola 'Pretty Much Contained' in Senegal and Nigeria

The outbreaks of Ebola in Senegal and Nigeria have been ?pretty much contained,? the World Health Organization said Monday. There have been no new confirmed cases of Ebola in Senegal since the first case was reported Aug. 29, and the last case of ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: ReutersMon, 22 Sep 2014 04:56:38 -0700
Ebola outbreak 'pretty much contained' in Senegal and Nigeria read full story
Publisher: Al Jazeera AmericaMon, 22 Sep 2014 10:48:45 -0700
WHO: Ebola contained in Nigeria, Senegal read full story
Publisher: ABC OnlineMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:27:01 -0700
Ebola outbreak: Death toll passes 2800; virus contained in Senegal and Nigeria ... read full story
Publisher: Reuters UKMon, 22 Sep 2014 11:54:13 -0700
Ebola toll passes 2800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria - WHO read full story
Publisher: The HillMon, 22 Sep 2014 11:04:39 -0700
WHO: Ebola outbreak 'pretty much contained' in Nigeria, Senegal read full story


Publisher: Yahoo NewsMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:14:36 -0700
Ebola kills 2811, outbreak 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria: WHO

At the same time "the outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria are pretty much contained," the WHO said in a statement. Senegal has not reported any new cases of the deadly virus since it registered its first and only case on August 29 -- a Guinean student who ...   read full story


Publisher: News24Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:26:15 -0700
Ebola contained in Senegal, Nigeria

"On the whole, the outbreaks in Senegal and Nigeria are pretty much contained," said an update from WHO's regional director in Africa. Only one case has been reported in Senegal and all contacts with the patient have now completed a 21-day follow-up ...   read full story


Publisher: Chicago TribuneMon, 22 Sep 2014 04:45:49 -0700
Ebola death toll passes 2800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria: WHO

An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been largely contained in Senegal and Nigeria, the World Health Organization said on Monday, but the disease is still spreading elsewhere and has now killed over 2,811 people in the region. Senegal and Nigeria ...   read full story

Senegal Tweets

From @sengeniss on Mon Sep 22 20:15:35 EDT 2014 Je demeure convaincu que le Président Macky Sall est et reste l'homme de la situation pour un développement économique est social du Sénégal
From @moustaphandia16 on Mon Sep 22 20:15:05 EDT 2014 Senegal ,dkr 0:15 #don'tdisturb
From @Senegal__ on Mon Sep 22 20:14:51 EDT 2014 Le Village des Tortues in Senegal http://t.co/rjCaLtkvia #Sightseeing
From @PortalRedeTV on Mon Sep 22 20:14:05 EDT 2014 Ebola mata mais de 2.800, mas está "praticamente controlado" no Senegal e na Nigéria, diz OMS http://t.co/lheQZpdEEf
From @AfmobiNews on Mon Sep 22 20:13:28 EDT 2014 Ebola kills 2,811, outbreak 'contained' in Senega? http://t.co/7L3WRT2tTj #afmobi #Indonesia #thejakartapost
From @deyesha on Mon Sep 22 20:12:00 EDT 2014 RT @Reuters: Ebola death toll passes 2,800 but it is "contained" in Senegal and Nigeria, WHO says: http://t.co/RvG4wDiow0 http://t.co/paBBZ?
From @NdiourF on Mon Sep 22 20:11:54 EDT 2014 RT @MbagnickMcc: Plan #Sénégal Émergent:La cité de l?émergence! Pose de la 1ere pierre le Mardi 23 Septembre 2014 par @macky_sall #pse http?
From @kepueng on Mon Sep 22 20:11:51 EDT 2014 I am Afraid - Ebola kills 2,811, outbreak 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria ? WHO via @rapplerdotcom http://t.co/ce0uphTdhy
From @Justice_Upheld on Mon Sep 22 20:11:29 EDT 2014 Ebola kills 2,811, outbreak ?contained? in Nigeria: WHO @timesofindia http://t.co/9xx5ro8MK0
From @Mamadouhabibba on Mon Sep 22 20:11:29 EDT 2014 Intersection | Dakar?s Downtown Flair http://t.co/ULqq6WJsSv @nytvideo????
From @miguelnombela on Mon Sep 22 20:10:02 EDT 2014 Grandes delanteros tiene Senegal: Mame Diouf, Diafra Sakho, Moussa Sow, N'Doye, Papiss Cissé, Demba Ba, Sadio Mané, Ibrahima Baldé, Camara?
From @vipeoplesenegal on Mon Sep 22 20:08:19 EDT 2014 vipeoples | Photos: Docteur Malick Diop ,le maire sortant de Sicap- Fann- Point E en balade avec ses... | senegal http://t.co/OmfT9Dg5MY
From @fjobeArchLit on Mon Sep 22 20:08:11 EDT 2014 @IvankaTrump Greetings from Dakar, Senegal West Africa.
From @habibatoo on Mon Sep 22 20:07:30 EDT 2014 RT @MimeeWone: @habibatoo Senegal kam to fayiii????? ... leurs produits ne suffisent pas on nous impose des Hommes Chinois maintenant ..
From @Svmsdiop on Mon Sep 22 20:07:15 EDT 2014 RT @_Babacar_Diouf: @Svmsdiop Boull akk souniou derr! Limotakh Senegal dou avancé