Senegal

Full Name Republic Senegal
Capital Dakar
Form of Government Semi-Presidential Republic
Date of Independence 20 August, 1960
Date of Entry into the UN
Total Area 196,723 km2 (87th)
76,000 sq mi
Total Population (2005 estimate) 11,658,000 (72nd)
Time Zone UTC (UTC+0)
Currency CFA Franc
GDP (nominal, 2007 estimate) $11.183 billion
GDP Per Capita $914
Human Development Index .502
Languages French, Wolof
Etnic Groups
Religions 95% Islam, 4% Christianity
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