The given Senegal location map shows that Senegal is located in the western part of Africa continent. Senegal map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Mauritania in the north, Mali in the east, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau in the south. However, Atlantic Ocean lies in the west of the country.
Location Map of Senegal
Where is Senegal Located?
Senegal is the western most point on the African continent, and its capital Dakar, has historically served as the gateway to West Africa. Senegal is bordered by Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by five other countries in Africa; Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Gambia and Guinea-Bissau.
Interestingly, the name of Senegal possibly derived from the name of Senegal River, which originates from the Fauta Djallon in Guinea and then by flowing it makes boundary from the east and north side of Senegal. The capital city of Senegal is Dakar; it is located at the Cap-Vert peninsula, westernmost tip of the country. The government type of Senegal is a republic featured with multi-party system. However, the head of state is President elected for five years term. The economy of the country is largely depends upon some of the important sectors including food processing, mining, artificial fertilizer, chemicals, cement, textiles, refining imported petroleum, fishing, and tourism. Moreover, the climate of Senegal is tropical featured with two seasons i.e. the dry season and the rainy season.
2022 FIFA World Senegal Schedule (Group A)
|21 November 2022||13:00||Senegal||Match 2||Netherlands||Al Thumama Stadium, Doha|
|25 November 2022||16:00||Qatar||Match 39||Senegal||Al Thumama Stadium, Doha|
|29 November 2022||18:00||Ecuador||Match 26||Senegal||Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan|
Facts about Senegal
|Official Name||Republic of Senegal|
|Where is Located||Senegal is a country located in the West Africa|
|Neighboring Countries||The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania|
|Administrative divisions||14 regions|
|Area||196,723 sq. km.|
|Currency||West African CFA franc|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||SN|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||SEN|
|ISO Numeric Code||686|
|GDP||$26.574 billion 2012 estimate|