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CapitalDakar
Governmentrepublic under multiparty democratic rule
CurrencyCommunaute Financiere Africaine franc (XOF); note - responsible authority is the Central Bank of the West African States
Areatotal: 196,190 sq km
land: 192,000 sq km
water: 4,190 sq km
Population10,589,571 (July 2002 est.)
LanguageFrench (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka
ReligionMuslim 94%, indigenous beliefs 1%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic)

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The Dakar

  • Diourbel
  • Fatick
  • Kaolack
  • Kolda
  • Louga
  • Saint-Louis
  • Dakar: Capital city
  • Saint-Louis:
  • Thi�s:
  • Kaolack:
  • Ziguinchor: