What is the Latitude and Longitude on Senegal? give me some more insight into the country.
Latitude of Senegal is:14 and Longitude of Senegal is: -14
Senegal is an African country located in the western region of the continent. It derives its name from the River Senegal. Senegal gained independence from France in 1960.
Senegal is located at the geographical coordinates of 14 North and 14 West. Spread across an area of 196,723 square kilometres, it is home to a population of around 13,711,597 people according to the 2009 census. Senegal shares its boundary with Guinea and Guinea-Bissau in the south, Mali in the east, Mauritania in the north and the Atlantic Ocean bounds it in the west. Dakar is the capital and the largest city in the country.
The geography of Senegal is dominated by rolling mountains and sand plains. Senegal river flows along the northern border of the country. There are also the islands of Cape Verde in the vicinity of Senegal. The most elevated peak of Senegal is located near Nepen Diakha at a height of 1,916 feet.
The climatic conditions in Senegal are of tropical type. The temperature in summers is hot and humid while winters are milder. The rainfall in the country is abundant, particularly in the southern part of the country.
Food processing, tourism, textiles and refining are the most important facets of Senegal's economy. It is also a country of multiple ethnic groups. The largest ethnic group in Senegal is Wolof.
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