|Full name||Republic of Senegal|
|Borders||Guinea, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali and Mauritania by land and Cape Verde by sea.|
|Language||French, Wolof, Serer, Diola, Fula, Tukulor and Mandinka.|
|Time Zone||UTC (GMT)|
|Newspaper||Il Est Midi, Le Messager, L'Observateur, Le Soleil, Le Qotidien, Sud Quotidien and Wal Fadjri.|
|Places to Visit||Cap Skiring, Dakar, Ziguinchor, ?le de Gor?e, Lac Rose, Parc National des Oiseaux du Djoudj and Parc National du Niokolo-Koba.|
|Climate||Tropical, hot, humid|
|Major Religion||Islam, Christian, indigenous beliefs.|
In 2014, Senegal exported $2.91B and imported $7.53B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $4.62B. In 2014 the GDP of Senegal was $15.7B and its GDP per capita was $2.33k.
The top exports of Senegal are:
Gold ($361M), Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($245M), Refined Petroleum ($235M), Cement ($179M) and Phosphoric Acid ($149M).
The top export destinations of Senegal are:
Mali ($471M),Switzerland ($288M), the United Arab Emirates ($164M), India($158M) and France ($132M).
Its top imports are:
Refined Petroleum ($1.3B), Crude Petroleum ($522M), Rice ($413M),Packaged Medicaments ($189M) and Wheat ($183M).
The top import origins are:
France ($1.07B), China ($703M), the Netherlands ($614M), Nigeria ($526M) and India ($417M).
[4th March 2019]
Macky Sall has secured a solid majority of votes, winning a second term without the need for a run-off vote. The four losing challengers disputed the result, but said they would not challenge him in court.[Details...]
[9th December 2017]
Senegal opens a flagship new airport on Thursday seven years later than originally planned but with ambitions to become a West African regional hub with a capacity for three million passengers.[Details...]
Great Mosque of Djenne
Great Mosque of Touba
CHEIKH ANTA DIOP UNIVERSITY OF DAKAR
Address: Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, B.P. 5005, Dakar-Fann, Senegal
UNIVERSITE GASTON BERGER DE SAINT LOUIS
Address: Universite Gaston Berger De Saint Louis, B.P. 234, Saint-Louis, Senegal
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