République du Sénégal
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Republic has a total area of 197,722 sq. km; the population in 1977 was about 4·5m. The capital is Dakar (population, 581,000). Kaolack (96,238), Thiès (90,456), Saint-Louis (81,204), Rufisque (48,101), Ziguinchor (45,772) and Diourbel (40,230) are other important towns.


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Books of Reference

  1. Crowder, M., Senegal: A Study in French Assimilation. OUP, 1962Google Scholar
  2. Samb, M. (ed.), Spotlight on Senegal. Dakar, 1972Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

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  • John Paxton

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