Senegal: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 14.46463 / longitude: -14.56607

General information


35.60 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 0.90%. There are 14,799,859 people here, or 0.2% of the world's population.


The average length of time residents spend in school is 17 years (including tertiary education).


The currency symbol is FCFA, and the ISO code for that currency is XOF. The GDP in 2021 was $27,625,388,352 USD, making it the 99# country in the world.


You can find some UNESCO listed places: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, Island of Gorée, Niokolo-Koba National Park, Island of Saint-Louis, Saloum Delta. Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Thieboudienne.


Dakar serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania. Country territory measures 196,722 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Dakar, Saint-Louis, Commune De Médina, Commune De Dakar-Plateau, Grand-Dakar. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: French.

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Visit to learn more about this nation. Phone numbers start with +221, the country's websites have the domain name ".sn", the country's ISO code is SN


ISO code SN
Capital Dakar
Population 14,799,859
World percentage 0.2%
Median age 35.60 years
Population growth rate 0.90%
Main cities
Spoken languages French
GDP (2021) $27,625,388,352
GDP position #99
Currency code XOF
Currency symbol FCFA
School life expectancy 17 years
National dish Thieboudienne
TLD .sn
Phone prefix +221