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Senegal Travel Guide

Quick Facts
Capital Dakar
Government Republic under multiparty democratic rule
Currency Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF)
Area total: 196,190 km2
land: 192,000 km2
water: 4,190 km2
Population 10,589,571 (July 2002 est.)
Language French (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka
Religion Muslim 94%, indigenous beliefs 1%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic)
Electricity 230V/50Hz (European plug)
Calling Code +221
Internet TLD .sn
Time Zone UTC

Senegal is a country in Western Africa. With the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Senegal has Guinea-Bissau to the south, Guinea to the southeast, Mali to the east, and Mauritania to the north. The Gambia is almost an enclave of Senegal in the middle of the western coast.

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