Where is Senegal?

Senegal is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 14.497401 and longitude -14.452362 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 14° 29' 50.64'' N
  • 14° 27' 8.50'' W

You can see the location of Senegal on the world map below:

Senegal location on the map pointed out by a pin.

Senegal Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Senegal (SN) are:

  1. Gambia (the) (GM)
  2. Guinea (GN)
  3. Guinea-Bissau (GW)
  4. Mali (ML)
  5. Mauritania (MR)

Maritime Borders

Senegal borders the Atlantic Ocean.

Senegal Related Content

Senegal Key Facts

CountrySenegal
CoordinatesLatitude: 14.497401
Longitude: -14.452362
Country CodesAlpha 2: SN
Alpha 3: SEN
Country Flag Emoji🇸🇳
Int. Phone Prefix+221
Capital cityDakar
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area196,722 sq km
Population 202117,196,308
World Rank: 68
Median Age17.8
Life expectancy67.1
Major languagesFrench (official), Wolof, Pular, Jola, Mandinka, Serer, Soninke
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC±00:00
Internet TLD.sn
Biggest AirportDakar International Airport (DSS)
Average temperature27.85 °C
82.13 °F
Administrative Divisions14 regions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Senegal Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyCFA Franc (XOF)
GDP in 2020$24.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 106
GDP per capita in 2020$1,463
World Rank: 156
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, United States, India, France, Brazil
Top 5 Export CountriesUnited States, India, France, China, Spain

Biggest Cities in Senegal

Here are the largest cities in Senegal based on 2021 data:

City Population
Pikine 1,170,791
Dakar 1,146,053
Touba 529,176
Thies 293,001
Rufisque 221,066
Ziguinchor 205,294
Saint-Louis 176,000
Kaolack 172,305
Diourbel 100,445
Louga 85,075

Map of Senegal with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region