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Senegal Flag The Republic of Senegal (French: Republique du Sénégal) is a country in West Africa. It is borded by Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, as well almost completely surrounding The Gambia. Senegal has a coastline on the Atlantic, and gets it names name from the Sénégal River which borders the country to the North and East.

As of 2007, Senegal had an estimated population of 13,711,597. The country's largest city and capital is Dakar, with a population of over 1 million, and total population of around 2.4 million people living it the city's metropolitan area. Dakar is famous as major regional port, and is the westernmost city on the African mainland.

Senegal Country Details


Country Name Senegal
Political Status Country
Geographic Location West Africa
Flag Senegal Flag
Principal Language French
Capital Dakar


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Senegal (Bradt Travel Guide)
By Sean Connolly

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Senegal (Bradt Travel Guide)
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Like the whole of West Africa in microcosm, Senegal boasts a variety of landscapes and cultures that belie its compact size. Northern desert wilds give way to the rain-soaked Casamance, fringed by hundreds of kilometres of pristine beaches and the fantastically frenetic capital city, Dakar, surrounded by ocean and proudly perched at the westernmost point on the African continent. This smorgasbord of landscapes is all accessible within a day’s travel, making Senegal the perfect choice for anyone looking to sink their teeth into West Africa, for the first time or the hundredth.

Natural assets aside, Senegal is home to a world of man-made delectations: Dakar’s nightclubs throb well into the morning hours and offer a rare chance to dance yourself silly with superstar musicians on their home turf. Saint-Louis’ colonial charm is an enchanting throwback to the colonial glamour of the 19
th century, and sleepy Ile de Goree is a haunting testament to colonial horror, as visitors peer through the door of no return, where thousands destined for the Americas glimpsed their homes for the final time. With all new first hand research, Bradt’s Senegal is the only guide ready to take you to all corners of this enchanting land.
Senegal Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Travel Notebook Diary
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Senegal Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Travel Notebook Diary
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Lightweight and perfect for traveling, this soft cover notebook Senegal travel journal is ideal for tucking into a full bag or suitcase. The cover is a glossy finish so that you can easily wipe it off (if it ends up covered in something delicious-tasting, or lands in a mud puddle ;) Keep your memories for longer by journalling them in your Senegal travel journal. A nice affordable travel notebook designed with the traveler in mind. This would make a great gift for the traveler in your life. Bon voyage!
Lonely Planet The Gambia & Senegal (Multi Country Travel Guide)
By Katharina Kane

Lonely Planet
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Lonely Planet The Gambia & Senegal (Multi Country Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet's 4th edition of The Gambia & Senegal will take you from the arid desert lands of the north to the lush tropical forests in the south, and from the capital cities of Dakar and Banjul to the more remote Bassari country. Go lion spotting in the Parc National de Niokolo-Koba or hike around the beautifully conserved Abuko Nature Reserve.

Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.

In This Guide:

Dedicated chapters on birdwatching and music
Customised itineraries take you up the coast or down the river
Unique Green Index highlights the best ecofriendly options
Dakar, Senegal: Including its History, The Dakar Grand Mosque, The Dakar Cathedral, Gorée Island, Hann Park, and More
By Sam Night

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Paperback (148 pages)

Dakar, Senegal: Including its History, The Dakar Grand Mosque, The  Dakar Cathedral, Gorée Island, Hann Park, and More
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Discover Dakar like never before. Whether you are a first time traveler or avid visitor of this region of the world, this book is the perfect guide for you. Read about all the amazing surprises you could find while strolling in the city and all the must see places. Included in this book are the IFAN Museum of African Arts, the Dakar Grand Mosque, the House of Slaves, the Cekeen Tumulus, the African Renaissance Monument, and everything in between. With content from a huge community of contributors, you get the convenience and security of a real print travel guide, but with fresh data and content.

Earth Eyes Destinations represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as we increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge.
Lonely Planet West Africa (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Emilie Filou, Anja Mutic & Kate Thomas

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Lonely Planet West Africa (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet West Africa is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Experience the culture of Dakar or Marrakesh, visit the gorges and oases of the Sahara, or hike to paradise on Santo Antao in Cape Verde; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of West Africa and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's West Africa Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, literature, cinema, religion, music, arts, and West African peoples
  • Over 90 maps
  • Useful features - including Month by Month (annual festival calendar), Itineraries (suggested routes that maximise your time and money), and Peoples of West Africa
  • Coverage of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet West Africa, our most comprehensive guide to West Africa, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out the relevant Lonely Planet country guides for a comprehensive look at what each country has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Paul Clammer, Jane Cornwell, Emilie Filou, Nana Luckham, Tom Masters, Anja Mutic, Caroline Sieg, Kate Thomas and Vanessa Wruble

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

City Maps Kaolack Senegal
By James McFee

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City Maps Kaolack Senegal
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City Maps Kaolack Senegal is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Kaolack adventure :)
City Maps Thies Nones Senegal
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City Maps Thies Nones Senegal
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City Maps Thies Nones Senegal is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this map be part of yet another fun Thies Nones adventure :)
City Maps Pikine Senegal
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City Maps Pikine Senegal is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities and the list goes on and on. This collection of maps is up to date with the latest developments of the city. This city map is a must if you wish to enjoy the city without internet connection.

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