Senegal: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 14.46463 / longitude: -14.56607

General information


There are 14,799,859 inhabitants, or 0.2% of the population of planet earth. With a birth growth rate at 0.90%, the median age is 35.60 years.


Interesting food you need to try here: Thieboudienne. There are UNESCO listed sites: Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, Island of Gorée, Niokolo-Koba National Park, Island of Saint-Louis, Saloum Delta.


The capital of this country is Dakar and the country has a border with Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania. The inhabitants speak the following languages: French. The area of the country is 196,722 km², a postcode system is employed and the main cities are: Dakar, Saint-Louis, Commune De Médina, Commune De Dakar-Plateau, Grand-Dakar.


In 2021 the GDP was $27,625,388,352 USD, placing it at position 99 in the market. The currency ISO code is XOF and the currency symbol is FCFA.


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

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


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