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Geography Statistics of Senegal

Senegal's Information

Flag of Senegal
Land Area 192,530 km2
Water Area 4,192 km2
Total Area 196,722km2 (#86)
Population 14,320,055 (#72)
Population Density 74.38/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $39.72 Billion
GDP Per Capita $2,600
Currency Franc (XOF)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 329 miles (531 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 74,336 sq miles (192,530 sq km)
    (water) 1,619 sq miles (4,192 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 75,954 sq miles (196,722 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 10 regions including: Dakar, Diourbel, Fatick, Kaolack, Kolda, Louga, Saint-Louis, Tambacounda, Thies and Ziguinchor

    note: The CIA feels that there may be another region called Matam.
  • Horizontal Width: 334.48 miles (538.3 km) from Dakar east to Bakel
  • Vertical Length: 138.99 miles (223.68 km) from Lac de Guiers south to Kaolack

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (5) The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania
  • Geographic Center: About 78.16 miles (125.78 km) south of Linguere
  • Highest Point: unnamed elevation southwest of Kedougou 1,906 ft (581 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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