• senegal map picture 2The capital and largest city is Dakar.
  • The official languages are French and Wolof
  • Area: 75,951 sq mi (approx. the size of the State of Michigan)
  • Population approx. 15 million in 2016
  • Climate: Senegal is tropical, with a dry season from November to May, and a rainy season from mid-June to mid-October

Fun fact: Music is the lifeblood of the Senegalese people. In fact, indigenous musical instruments like kora and balafon, are mentioned in the very first line of Senegal’s national anthem.

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