Senegal: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 14.46463 / longitude: -14.56607

General information


Well known national dishes are: Thieboudienne. You can find some UNESCO listed places: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, Island of Gorée, Niokolo-Koba National Park, Island of Saint-Louis, Saloum Delta.


The country has a 196,722 km² area, they use a postcode system and the primary cities are: Dakar, Saint-Louis, Commune De Médina, Commune De Dakar-Plateau, Grand-Dakar. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: French. This nation's capital is Dakar and the country shares a border with Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania.


In 2021 the GDP was $27,625,388,352 USD, which ranks it number 99 in the world. The local currency (XOF) is represented by the symbol FCFA.


The inhabitants stay 17 years in school (tertiary education included).


The median age of the population is 35.60 years with a birth growth rate of 0.90%. This country represents 0.2% of the world's population with about 14,799,859 individuals.

Good to know

The country's websites have the domain name ".sn", phone numbers start with +221, the country's ISO code is SN Check out for more information about this nation.


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