Dakar is one of the most populated cities in Senegal, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 14.34N latitude / 17.29W longitude. For routing in Dakar, please check the free driving directions Dakar service below.
When you visit Senegal, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, and the officially used currency is West African CFA franc (XOF).
Dakar, the capital city, has numerous population; 3 035 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Dakar counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Senegal, bears 16 294 270 sum citizens spreading on its 75 954,76 sq mi / 196 722 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Senegal is Semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Un Peuple, Un But, Une Foi (One People, One Goal, One Faith), while salute for the national anthem called: Le Lion rouge (The red lion).
Google maps Dakar, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Senegal and the neighboring countries like Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Senegal Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Senegal
The capital of Senegal, Dakar, is the westernmost point in Africa. The country, slightly smaller than South Dakota, surrounds the Gambia on three sides and is bordered on the north by Mauritania, on the east by Mali, and on the south by Guinea and Guinea-Bissau. Senegal is mainly a low-lying country, with a semidesert area in the north and northeast and forests in the southwest. The largest rivers include Senegal in the north and the Casamance in the southern tropical climate region.