Senegal

Capital
DAKAR

Area
75,749 sq mi
196,190 sq km


Population
10,580,300 est

Languages
French (official)
Wolof, Serer


Peoples
BlackAfrican 96%
Wolof, Fulani, Serer, Mandingo


Religion
Islam 94%, Christianity 5%

Life Expectancy
All: 56.56 years
male: 54.94 years
female: 58.23 years


Literacy
total population: 40.2%
male: 50%
female: 30.7% (2003 est.)


Suffrage
18 years of age; universal

Government
Republic, multiparty democratic rule


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