Senegal


Currency

The official currency of Senegal is West African CFA franc (code: XOF).

Capital

Dakar

Location

Senegal is located in Africa.


Senegal Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 12,434,000

Estimated population (2000): 9,506,000

Estimated population (1950): 2,416,000

Flag


Senegal Flag

Economy

Senegal has limited natural resources, and its economy depends on tourism and export of fish, phosphates, and groundnuts. Senegal is also home to banks and other institutions which serve all of West Africa, and it is a hub for shipping and transport in the region.