Senegal Country Profile
"Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal is a country in West Africa. Senegal is externally bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west,Mauritania to the north, Mali to the east, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south; internally it almost completely surrounds the Gambia, namely on the north, east and south, except for Gambia's short Atlantic coastline. Senegal covers a land area of almost 197,000 square kilometres (76,000 sq mi), and has an estimated population of about 13 million." - Source: Wikipedia (publisher), Senegal, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senegal, 12Aug2013.
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