Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania
Government: Republic of Senegal
Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)
Area: 196,722 sq km
Population: 16,082,442 (July 2021 est.)
Languages: French (official), Wolof, Pular, Jola, Mandinka, Serer, Soninke
Religion: Muslim 95.9% (most adhere to one of the four main Sufi brotherhoods), Christian 4.1% (mostly Roman Catholic) (2017 est.)
TimeZone: UTC 0
Tel Code: +221
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