Senegal Geography and Population

Senegal – Geography Senegal – Geography, The majority of Senegal consists of a low lying, smooth and sandy plain that extends to the heights at the border with Guinea. Despite its location in the tropics, the coastal climate is remarkably cool, due to a northerly trade wind. Inland, the northeast pass, the Harmattan, can bring […]

Sights of Senegal

Sights of Senegal

Senegal is an increasingly popular winter sun destination among Dutch tourists. This has everything to do with the pleasant temperature and the special culture of the country. The big advantage that Senegal has compared to many other winter sun destinations is that it is only a six-hour flight from the Netherlands. Most sights in Senegal […]

Senegal Economy

Senegal Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, Senegal is the fifth largest economy in West Africa (behind Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Cameroon). Between 2014 and 2019, Senegal achieved one of the strongest economic growths in Africa, exceeding 6% per year, but due to […]

Senegal History

Senegal History

Formerly part of the great Sudanese empires of Ghana (up to the 11th century) and Mali, in the 14th century. the Senegal region constituted an autonomous empire on the west coast of Africa. Explore by the Portuguese in the 15th century, the Senegalese coast was the starting point in the 17th century. for the French […]

Senegal Economy and Culture

Senegal Economy and Culture

ECONOMY: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, LIVESTOCK AND FISHING The main crop, as mentioned above, is that of peanuts, of which Senegal is one of the major world suppliers; peanuts were introduced from America and, until the beginning of the last century, were used directly in food; the extraction of oil only began towards the middle of the […]

Senegal Travel Advice

Senegal Travel Advice

General travel information for Senegal Continent: Africa Geographical location: Between the Pacific and Atlantic at the widest point of the Central American land bridge Highest elevation: No name (581 m above sea level) Longest river: Senegal River (1086 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential democracy Languages: French Neighboring countries: Gambia, Guinea Bissau, […]