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Foreign Trade and Business in Senegal: Dakar, Wolof

Doing Business in the Republic of Senegal, Kaolack, Thiès, West Africa (Masters and Doctorates in Global Business)

Senegal is a West African country

  1. Senegalese population: 14 million inhabitants
  2. Capital of Senegal: Dakar
  3. Senegal has great political stability
  4. Senegal is the fourth of West African economy (after Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Ghana)
  5. Senegal is one of the more industrialised African countries
  6. Currency of Senegal: CFA Franc
  7. Senegal share borders with Gambia (circumscribed in Senegal), Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania (813 kilometres) and Mali
    1. Distance from Senegal to Cape Verde: 560 kilometres

Largest Senegalese cities (region/population, million people)

  1. Dakar (Dakar/1,3)
  2. Pikine (Dakar/1,3)
  3. Touba (Diourbel/0,8)
  4. Guédiawaye (Dakar/0,3)
  5. Thiès (Thiès /0,3)
  6. Kaolak (Kaolak/ 0,2)
  7. M'bour (Thiès/0,2)
  8. Rufisque (Dakar/0,2)
  9. Saint-Louis (Saint-Louis/0,2)
  10. Ziguinchor (Ziguinchor/ 0,2)
  11. Diourbel (Diourbel/0,1)
  12. Tambacounda (Tambacounda/0,1)
  13. Louga (Louga/0,1)
  14. Kolda (Kolda/0,8)
  15. Mbacké (Diourbel/0,7)

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Aliou Niang, Senegal (Professor, EENI Business School)

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  1. Official language of Senegal: French
  2. The six national languages of Senegal are:
    1. Wolof (spoken by 72% of the Senegalese)
    2. Sérère
    3. Fula
    4. Mandinka
    5. Soninke
    6. Diola

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  1. Total Senegalese area: 196.712 square kilometres
  2. Climate of Senegal: tropical
  3. Calling code of Senegal: 221
  4. Senegalese code top-level domain: .sn

Cheikh Anta Diop (Senegalese Historian, Thieytou -Caytou- Diourbel region, 1923)

Sheikh Anta Diop (Negritude)

Regionsof the Republic of Senegal

The Republic of Senegal is composed by 14 regions (population, million people):

Foreign Trade and Business in Senegal (Foreign Trade)

  1. Dakar (2,4)
  2. Diourbel (0,9)
  3. Fatick (0,6)
  4. Kaffrine
  5. Kaolack (1,1)
  6. Kédougou
  7. Kolda (0,8)
  8. Louga (0,5)
  9. Matam (0,4)
  10. Saint-Louis (0,8)
  11. Sédhiou
  12. Tambacounda (0,5)
  13. Thiès (1,3)
  14. Ziguinchor (0,5)

Economic Integration Organisations (Senegal)

  1. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  2. United States-WAEMU Agreement
  3. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  4. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  5. Organisation for the Development of the Senegal River
  6. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

West African Economic and Monetary Union WAEMU/ UEMOA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo

Organisation for the Development of the Senegal River

  1. African Union (AU)
  2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
  3. Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  4. African Development Bank (AfDB)

Logistics in Senegal:

The Port of Dakar is the largest Senegalese port

Port of Dakar, Senegal. Access to Mali, Maritime Transport Course

Access to the Dakar-Lagos Corridor. Road to Gambia

Dakar-Lagos Corridor: Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria

Religion in Senegal

  1. Sunni Islam (95% of the Senegalese population)
  2. African Traditional Religions
  3. Christianity

Senegalese Ethnicities

  1. Wolof (39% of the Senegalese population)
  2. Fula (26%)
  3. Serer (15%)
  4. Jola (Dyula) (4%)
  5. Malinke (4%)
  6. Other ethnicities: Soninke and Manjaque

History of Senegal

Pathé Diagne (Senegalese linguist)

Pathé Diagne Senegalese Linguist

  1. 100,000 years: flint weapons (Sérère country)
  2. 1st century: ceramics (Senegal River Valley)
  3. Sixteenth century: Serer dynasties
  4. 850: Kingdom of Tekrour (converted to Islam in 1030)
  5. 1040: Almoravids (conquest of Spain)
  6. 1100: Kingdom of Sosso (Soumaoro Kanté)
  7. 1200: Senegal under the Malian Empire domination
  8. 1360: foundation of the Wolof Empire (Ndiadiane Ndiaye)
  9. 1400: Kingdom of Sine
  10. 1444: Portuguese arrives to Senegal
  11. Slave Trade
  12. Denianké dynasty
  13. 1673: Islamic revolution
  14. 1669: arrival of French
  15. Colonisation
  16. 1895: French West Africa (AOF)
  17. Independence (France): 1960

Higher Education in Senegal

LMD System (Bachelor, Master, Doctorate) - Senegalese Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

Public Senegalese Universities

  1. University Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar)
  2. University Gaston Berger (Saint Louis)
  3. University of Bambey
  4. University of Thiès
  5. University of Ziguinchor

Private Senegalese Universities (Dakar)

  1. University Amadou Hampaté Bâ
  2. University of the Company
  3. University Dakar Bourguiba
  4. University of the Sahel
  5. Euro-Africa University
  6. University Sine-Saloum El Hadji Ibrahima Niasse (Kaolack)

Senegal is a member of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES)

Léopold Sédar Senghor (Senegalese intellectual, poet and politician)

Leopold Sédar Senghor Senegal

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