IOC Code: SEN Country: Sénégal Continent: Africa President: Abdoulaye Wade Capital: Dakar Largest City: Currency: CFA Franc Official languages: French Motto: One People, One Goal,
(January 2005) Population: 11 658 000 GDP/inhabitant (in US $): 1 800 Density (inhabitants/ km2): 56.7 Average age (in years): Life expectancy (in years): 56.56
COMMUNICATION Internet code: .sn Calling code: +221
Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country south of the Senegal River in western Africa. Senegal is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south.
The Gambia forms an enclave within Senegal, following the Gambia River more than 300 km inland. The Cape Verde islands lie some 560 km off the Senegalese coast.