Senegal REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL

International Treaties
Berne Convention
Madrid Protocol
OAPI
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Predominantly rural
Limited natural resources

Currency
West African Franc

Dialing Code
221

Internet Domain
.sn

Senegal
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Compulsory and free up to the age of 16

Employment Majority
Mostly agriculture, industry, services

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Fish, groundnuts (peanuts), petroleum products, phosphates, cotton

Main Imports
Food and beverages, capital goods, fuels

Main Industries
Agricultural and fish processing, phosphate mining, fertilizer production, petroleum refining, construction materials, ship construction and repair

CULTURE

Languages
French

Population
13 million (2011 estimate)

Religion
Islam

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Dakar

Climate
Tropical

Neighbouring Countries
Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia

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