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Presentation of Senegal : Geography

Country's official name :
Senegal
Capital:
Dakar
Population of main cities:
Dakar (2,646,500) ; Touba (753,400) ; Thies (317,800) ; Kaolack (233,700) ; Mbour (232,800) ; Rufisque (221,100) ; Saint-Louis (209,800) ; Ziguinchor (205,300)
Area:
196,710 km²
Type of Climate :
There is tropical climate in the south. The average temperature in the south is 27 degrees C, but very often reaches 40 degrees C in summer. The average temperature in the north is 21 degrees C. The monsoon season : from mid-May to mid-September. The dry period : mid-October to mid-March.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
The hottest period is from June to October and is also the monsoon season.
Official Language:
French
Other Languages Spoken:
The Wolof for most people, but there is also the Diola, the Poulaar, the Malinké and the Mandingue. The Wolof is spoken and understood by most of the Senegalese. Dialects are numerous (at least 50, 15 of which are spoken by more than 15,000 people). It is to be noted that since many of the ethnic groups are essentially Muslims, the Wolofs and the Mandingues use the traditional Arab greetings.
Business Language(s):
French and Wolof

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