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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 L'Eden du PescadouL'Eden du Pescadou
Sali Poulang
Featuring an oudoor swimming pool with sunbeds, L'Eden du Pescadou is located in Saly and boasts an open terrace with seating area and a garden. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas... view more
Hotel KeparangaKeparanga

Saly Portudal
Located just a 5-minute walk from the beach in Saly, Keparanga offers an outdoor swimming pool, terrace and garden. Bandia Nature Reserve is only 14 km away and it is surrounded by orchards... view more
Hotel Casa Cultural Karamalá SenegalCasa Cultural Karamalá Senegal
Located a 10-minute walk from Ngaparou beach, Casa Cultural karamalá Senegal offers a 24-hour front desk, a terrace and a restaurant. Free private parking is possible onsite... view more
XOF 7000
Hotel Business HotelBusiness Hotel
Located 1 km from Almadie and Yoff, Business Hotel offers 24-hour reception, a restaurant, a café and free Wi-Fi throughout. It is 3.5 km from Pointe des Almadies... view more
Hotel Ranch de BangoRanch de Bango
Located in Saint Louis in Senegal, Ranch de Bango boasts an outdoor swimming pool with an open terrace providing sunbeds and seating areas. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas... 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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