STATUS: Established Work
CHURCHES: 1 Church
Career Missionaries Craig & Lyna Sully
SENEGAL – Country Information
Senegal has a population of 15,736,368 as of 2020.
196,720 sq km / 75,954 sq mi (larger than North Dakota)
The capital city of Dakar is a lively metropolis located on the Cape Verde Peninsula.
There are 39 different languages spoken in Senegal.
Senegal is located at the westernmost point of the African continent. Senegal is made up of rolling low plains with low foothills in the south.
Senegal’s economy is directed by mining, construction, tourism, fisheries and agriculture. Despite this Senegal is still heavy dependent on foreign assistance.
Senegal is known as the “Gateway to Africa.”
French maintained trading posts and factories on the coast of Senegal before they became a French colony in the 1880s. Senegal gained its independence on April 4, 1960.
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