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WorldView - Africa

Senegal

US Dept of State - Senegal

"The former capital of French West Africa, Senegal is a semi-arid country located on the westernmost point of Africa. Predominantly rural and with limited natural resources, the country earns foreign exchange from fish, phosphates, peanuts, tourism, and services." more...

Global Edge

"The French colonies of Senegal and the French Sudan were merged in 1959 and granted their independence as the Mali Federation in 1960." more...

CIA World Factbook

"In January 1994, Senegal undertook a bold and ambitious economic reform program with the support of the international donor community. This reform began with a 50% devaluation of Senegal's currency, the CFA franc, which was linked at a fixed rate to the French franc, and now to the euro." more...

US Department of State World Travel

"The Republic of Senegal is a developing West African country. The capital is Dakar. Facilities for tourists are widely available but vary in quality." more...

Languages of Senegal

"From Ethnologue: Languages of the World - An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,909 known living languages."more...

International Monetary Fund

"IMF reports and publications for Senegal - The IMF is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world." more...