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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 @celebritykimdot on Sat Feb 23 10:56:18 EST 2019 ? Voters prepare for presidential elections in Senegal | Senegal News #News #Hello #Politics #Opinion #Business? https://t.co/dbbO2JKZmr
From @MorTALL36691996 on Sat Feb 23 10:56:15 EST 2019 @Macky_Sall Après maintes labeurs et sacrifices, à quelques heures du 24 février, je prie le distributeur des pouvo? https://t.co/rCAZvDUF4x
From @Souley__Diouf on Sat Feb 23 10:56:14 EST 2019 2. Si Sonko perd on fera que notre pays aille dans cette direction, qu?on prenne le temps de se remettre en questio? https://t.co/Svk09YXVRI
From @YorroFlo on Sat Feb 23 10:56:01 EST 2019 @agost8 @RTS1_Senegal Mais demb Senegal dadone basket ak Rwanda
From @mnc00004 on Sat Feb 23 10:55:55 EST 2019 RT @boullygalissa: Alhamdoulilah je suis finalement bien arrivé à #NewYork après 3 jours de galère et 10heures de ??. Merci O #Patriotes é?
From @Afree_can on Sat Feb 23 10:55:36 EST 2019 RT @waangrin: Des réfugiés climatiques à Saint-Louis du Sénégal. Ces populations sont abandonnées à leur propre sort par l'État du Sénégal?
From @__olamilekan__ on Sat Feb 23 10:54:53 EST 2019 Ismail is balling in Senegal and I'm so jealous of him.
From @basket_221 on Sat Feb 23 10:54:39 EST 2019 Mi-temps #FIBAWC #Senegal #kebetu https://t.co/5DK3u2ps9O
From @Zapoleon3 on Sat Feb 23 10:54:38 EST 2019 Iraquí que se enviaría a Alemania de no hacerlo y además permite seguir recibiendo por tren nuestro crudo Persa...? https://t.co/rcQbJypWs1
From @SophiemStore on Sat Feb 23 10:54:36 EST 2019 @MsAlottaBootie Yes go to Vietnam, Senegal, mexico etc
From @senegal_ndiay on Sat Feb 23 10:54:11 EST 2019 RT @mamadouman: Khawmaaa bane moment nguen yap Rakitic yene ba beug ko def sen morom
From @SsebunyaPoul on Sat Feb 23 10:53:49 EST 2019 RT @cobbo3: Senegal's Sall & Nigeria?s Buhari seek 2nd terms. Algeria?s Bouteflika seeking 5th. Uganda?s Museveni?s heads for 8th term. L?
From @JeSuisMsMadame on Sat Feb 23 10:53:38 EST 2019 RT @KatieHaney16: #fulbrightTGC Another AMAZING Day preparing for Senegal! So excited to meet up with mis amigas! We co-write an #ACTFL?