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|Brief Overview of this Country
Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania
|Population: 9,987,494 (July 2000 est.) - Capital: Dakar|
|Ethnics Groups: Wolof 43.3%, Pular 23.8%, Serer 14.7%, Jola 3.7%, Mandinka 3%, Soninke 1.1%, European and Lebanese 1%, other 9.4%|
|Languages: French (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka||Religions: Muslim 92%, indigenous beliefs 6%, Christian 2% (mostly Roman Catholic)|
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