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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 @Varadarajan111 on Mon Jun 26 09:42:53 EDT 2017 RT @MailSport: El Hadji Diouf christens himself 'Mr Senegal' and declares he is bigger than Steven Gerrard https://t.co/d5wW4lNyQw https://?
From @JaneGoodallEspa on Mon Jun 26 09:42:48 EDT 2017 [SENEGAL] ¡Primer reparto de fondos de las actividades ecoturísticas de la Reserva de Dindéfélo entre la comunidad! https://t.co/aipGQZmMNE
From @McLywa on Mon Jun 26 09:42:41 EDT 2017 RT @moomo_beye: Kone Sénégal gars yi nio ngi " blow " beu legui dh ??
From @SolaEgunjobi on Mon Jun 26 09:42:04 EDT 2017 @LivEchoLFC What exactly did Diouf for Senegal? One WC QF, okay. Win any Cups? No. Qualify for another WC? No. Had a good 2 seasons @ Lens.
From @LMGforhealth on Mon Jun 26 09:41:55 EDT 2017 RT @MeredithSlush: #Leading and #managing with @ICRC and @ICRCMoveAbility with rehab centers from Mali, Senegal, Niger, Madagascar + Togo!?
From @metrodakar_net on Mon Jun 26 09:41:11 EDT 2017 En exclusivité le nouveau son de Viviane Chidid Ft Akon? https://t.co/OHWlPLAFac #Kebetu #Senegal #metrodakar
From @lutherhome23 on Mon Jun 26 09:40:52 EDT 2017 RT @Majbenin: @Majbenin proud to be member of @ippf and you? @yamafrica @MAJ_Senegal @majrdc @Faida_juliette #IDecide #YamForum17 https://?
From @SDS_1980_MAKP21 on Mon Jun 26 09:40:41 EDT 2017 RT @CECHR_UoD: Senegal Embraces #Solar Power, Plans To Build Thousands Of Eco Villages http://t.co/P4pe8UTMhs http://t.co/zugwqqBxL5
From @aaajr97 on Mon Jun 26 09:40:22 EDT 2017 Does gerrard really care about Senegal? I dunno
From @Cassis_Ibra on Mon Jun 26 09:40:08 EDT 2017 J'ai 40 nouveaux abonnés, de Sénégal, et plus la semaine dernière. Voir https://t.co/YMwaxcFO9Y https://t.co/jDmW7R7Rfu
From @loro_caps on Mon Jun 26 09:40:05 EDT 2017 RT @SporTV: O @DiegoForlan7 marcou um dos gols mais bonitos de todas as Copas. Foi em 2002, no 3x3 com Senegal. Reveja o golaço! #CopaDaRus?
From @aaajr97 on Mon Jun 26 09:39:56 EDT 2017 'I am Mr El Hadji Diouf, Mr Senegal but he is Mr Liverpool and Senegal is bigger than Liverpool and he has to know that'
From @aaajr97 on Mon Jun 26 09:39:43 EDT 2017 RT @MailSport: El Hadji Diouf christens himself 'Mr Senegal' and declares he is bigger than Steven Gerrard https://t.co/d5wW4lNyQw https://?
From @nasvelhotas on Mon Jun 26 09:38:52 EDT 2017 @SergeMichel_LM @lemondefr Devrait avoir reste au Senegal et faire quelque chose pour son pays.
From @alldaymicg on Mon Jun 26 09:38:30 EDT 2017 RT @mahlet_haile: then my friends mom asked if I spoke French bc her Senegalese friend did. Did I ever say I was from Senegal? Its not even?