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Senegal
(2,127 words)

La République du Sénégal (The Republic of Senegal)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

17,200,000

Area

200,000 sq. km (76,000 sq. mi)

Population density

87/sq. km (230/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.81% (per 1,000: births 32, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

42%

Urban dwellers

48% (3.59% p.a.)

Largest cities

Dakar 3,140,000; Thies 377,000; Rufisque 347,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

36% Wolof, 25% Fulah, 1…

Cite this page
“Senegal”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02SEN>
First published online: 2020



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