The official currency of Senegal is West African CFA franc (code: XOF).
Senegal is located in Africa.
Estimated population (2010): 12,434,000
Estimated population (2000): 9,506,000
Estimated population (1950): 2,416,000
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.