The name “Senegal” comes from the Wolof “Sunuu Gaal,” which means “Our Boat.”
|Surface area (sq km)||197000|
|Population (est., 000)||135000|
|Pop. density (per sq km)||12.7|
|Capital city pop. (000)||24500|
|Currency||West African Franc CFA|
Incident Timeline: Not Applicable
Senegal has not experienced any significant terrorist attacks since independence in 1960 but is aware of the existence a real, growing threat of terrorism across other West African regions.