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Senegal FlagMajor cities : Dakar (Capital), Pikine, Rufisque, Guédiawaye and Ziguinchor.
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Senegal Subdivision

Senegal Information

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ISO 3166-1SN - SEN - 686
NATO country codeSG - SEN
FIPS 10-4 codeSG
ContinentAfrica / West Africa
Senegal CapitalDakar
Official languageFrench
Name of the inhabitantsSenegalese
Senegal National Day4 April
Senegal Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Senegal 18 %
Senegal Calling code+221
Senegal Country domain code .sn
Senegal Vehicle registration plateSN
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +0:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Community of Portuguese Language Countries Observer
Economic Community of West African States
African Union
West African Economic and Monetary Union
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa
Group of 77
Senegal National anthemPincez tous vos koras, frappez les balafons

Senegal Head of state

President of the RepublicMacky Sall (2012)
Prime ministerMahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne (2014)

Senegal Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Senegal.

  1. Islam 94 %
  2. Christianity 4 %
  3. Other 2 %

Senegal Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Senegal (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area196,190 km² (75,749 sq mi)
Population16,302,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 83.1 /km² (215.2 /sq mi)
Length of coastline531 km
Perimeter3,171 km
Life expectancy66.7 Year (2015), ♀ : 68.6 Year, ♂ : 64.6 Year
Average years of schooling 2.8 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.505 (2018)
Gross domestic product24 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 6.2 %
1,474 US$ per capita
Inflation0.5 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B+ (Stable, 5 July 2013)
  • Moody's: Ba3 (Stable, 13 April 2017)

Senegal Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Inflation

Senegal Covid-19

Incident rate237.90
Case fatality ratio2.71776 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Senegal Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Fish
  2. Iron
  3. Phosphate

Senegal Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Cattle
  3. Cotton
  4. Fish
  5. Peanuts
  6. Poultry
  7. Pigs
  8. Rice
  9. Sorghum
  10. Millet
  11. Tomatoes
  12. Green vegetables

Senegal Border

Senegal's border with 5 other countries. The list of Border countries of Senegal below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Mauritania Mauritania 813 km
  2. Gambia Gambia 740 km
  3. Mali Mali 419 km
  4. Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 338 km
  5. Guinea Guinea 330 km

Senegal Map

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Senegal Climate

  1. Semi-arid climate 50 %
  2. Arid 25 %
  3. Tropical savanna climate 24 %

Senegal Weather (Dakar)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Senegal for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Dakar).

Senegal Electricity

Electrical standard in Senegal (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : D Power plug : E Power plug : K
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : D Power socket : E Power socket : K

Senegal Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Senegal classified by annual passenger transit.

Saint-Louis AirportBakel AirportCap Skirring Airport
Kaolack Airport
Tambacounda Airport
Ziguinchor AirportLéopold Sédar Senghor International Airport

Senegal Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Senegal selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Hotel OceanicHotel Oceanic
Located in Dakar, just a 7-minute walk from Independence Square, Hotel Oceanic offers a terrace with a seating area and a garden. The ferry port for Goree Island is just a 5-minute drive away... view more
Hotel Café de RomeCafé de Rome

Located in the business district of Dakar, just a 5-minute drive from the harbour, Café de Rome offers a casino, a 24-hour reception and a restaurant. The hotel is just a 10-minute drive from Independence Square... view more
Hotel Hôtel du PlateauHôtel du Plateau

Located in the centre of Dakar, Hôtel du Plateau offers air-conditioned guest rooms and is 10 km from Dakar Airport. You can relax on the furnished terrace with a drink from the bar... view more
Hotel Residence LatdiorResidence Latdior

Residence Latdior is 5 km from the centre of Thies and 4 km from the train station. It offers a 24-hour front desk, an outdoor swimming pool and a terrace with outdoor furniture. Free Wi-Fi is provided... view more
Hotel Hotel Laguna BeachHotel Laguna Beach

Hotel Laguna Beach is located opposite the beach and the ocean in Mbodiène, just 7 km from Joal-Fadiouth. The hotel offers 2 outdoor swimming pools, a garden and a terrace with a view of the beach... view more
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Senegal Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Senegal and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 14Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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WinterParticipation : 5Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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TotalParticipation : 19Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
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