Facts and stats about Senegal

13.3 million

Population. Ranked 71st in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 146th in 2012.


The Gambia 740 km, Guinea 330 km, Guinea-Bissau 338 km, Mali 419 km, Mauritania 813 km
Largest city Dakar - 1,729,823
Capital city Dakar - 1,729,823
Major language French (official), Wolof
Major religion Islam
Monetary unit Communaute Financiere Africaine franc ; note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Alternative names Senegal, Republic of Senegal, Republique du Senegal
Groups Former French colonies, Hot countries, Muslim countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

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192,530 sq km

Sq. km. Ranked 83th in 2008.

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