Senegal
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Senegal - Physical geography

Area : 196 700 Km2
Water : 2 %
Lands under cultivation : 12 %
Wild pasture lands : 16 %
Forests : 31 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 581 m


Senegal - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Dakar
Rainfall (mm) in Dakar
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Senegal - People
Nationality : Senegalese
Main language(s) : French, Wolof (80%)

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Population (2005) : 11 656 000 people
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Density : 59 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 4.8 children / woman
Life expectancy : 56 years
Urban population : 50 %

Main cities :
2 000 000 people Dakar (capital)
340 000 people Thies
210 000 people Kaolack
190 000 people St-Louis
180 000 people Ziguinchor


Senegal - Economy
Currency : Franc CFA (XOF) = 100 Centimes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 656 Francs CFA (XOF)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 5.1 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 438 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 8.25 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 708 dollars


Senegal - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2003) :
- Millet (10)
- Peanuts (12)
- Fishes
- Oxen
- Sheeps
- Phosphate (13)


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