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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

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From @CitoyenneV on Fri Nov 24 02:42:07 EST 2017 Jamais 1 sans 2?? #pudc2 en marche #kebetu @CheikhhDiop @Macky_Sall #senegal @JpyYvon
From @LyndaMansson on Fri Nov 24 02:41:55 EST 2017 RT @Ch_Karibuhoye: Are you interested in working on #coastal #wetlands conservation in #WestAfrica? @WetlandsInt Africa recruits a programm?
From @chiniichinii on Fri Nov 24 02:41:49 EST 2017 RT @FIFAcom: NEW #FIFARANKING ??Germany remain top, ??Senegal soar, ??Swiss back into top ? More info ?? https://t.co/0hhoftJ1nK https://?
From @BSikhou on Fri Nov 24 02:41:43 EST 2017 RT @AfricaFootDaily: Le TOP 10 en Afrique du classement FIFA du mois de Novembre 2017 : 1. Sénégal ?? 23e Mondial 2. Tunisie?? 27e 3. Égyp?
From @zino_orowor on Fri Nov 24 02:41:16 EST 2017 #FIFARanking is computable: if @NGSuperEagles had beaten Algeria & not played the Senegal friendly in March, they w? https://t.co/exwYqognLD
From @Mohadiagne on Fri Nov 24 02:41:04 EST 2017 Prier pour @_altimus pour qu?il soit le nouveau concepteur des maillot du senegal Al jummah moubrack
From @CharlotdeMan on Fri Nov 24 02:40:56 EST 2017 #Africa #Asia #Australia #Antarctica #Europe #NorthAmerica #SouthAmerica #Senegal #Extraterrestrial? https://t.co/6YnOBEIp2J
From @feucult on Fri Nov 24 02:40:53 EST 2017 RT @CooperacionAND: Incrementamos nuestra presencia en África y el Mediterráneo. En 2016 Marruecos, Mali, Senegal y Mozambique se encuentra?
From @GreenThaifood on Fri Nov 24 02:40:31 EST 2017 RT @todd_w_coleman: In the land of broken rice, piscine-adulation and insurmountable style. #Senegal https://t.co/PBmv9IKQAz
From @kingcanto1 on Fri Nov 24 02:40:23 EST 2017 RT @AmbaPikin: Blame not only #Libya but #African dictators for making youths hopeless! Free #Ambazonia @AUC_DPA @UNOAU_ @USUN @MoussaFaki_?
From @sen360 on Fri Nov 24 02:40:09 EST 2017 #Esclavage en #Libye: les conclusions de l'enquête ne sauront tarder assure un ministre #kebetu #sénégal #Afrique? https://t.co/0P37AooRDa
From @sen360 on Fri Nov 24 02:39:25 EST 2017 Etats-Unis: comment près de 70000 personnes recherchées ont pu acheter une arme #kebetu #sénégal #News https://t.co/w67CTK3V5D via @sen360
From @Kathe_Lmb on Fri Nov 24 02:39:15 EST 2017 L?equivalant en km2 de la surface de foret tropical qui disparait par an est la surface du Senegal, 1/3 de la super? https://t.co/AVLPGSXU1w
From @ozzycoach1 on Fri Nov 24 02:39:13 EST 2017 RT @FIFAcom: NEW #FIFARANKING ??Germany remain top, ??Senegal soar, ??Swiss back into top ? More info ?? https://t.co/0hhoftJ1nK https://?
From @Khalil_Jop on Fri Nov 24 02:38:56 EST 2017 RT @_altimus: Dire qu'on avait fait ça pour eux... @reversepam Pour les HD > https://t.co/fAUyyP9zaM #Team221 #Kebetu #Senegal #GalsenFo?