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Republic of SENEGAL
(Dakar)

Republic of SENEGAL

Flag or logo since 1960-08-20
République du SÉNÉGAL (fr) De facto Independent
Emblem or Symbol

Mamadou Dia
(ruler of SENEGAL since 1958-11-25)
Capital:Dakar - (Dakar)
Official languages: French (fr) .

Mainland:


SENEGAL Republic of SENEGAL  (Dakar)

14 Mainland Divisions:

BAKEL Circle of BAKEL  (Bakel)Local: Cercle de BAKEL (fr)  (Bakel)
BAOL Circle of BAOL  (Diourbel)Local: Cercle du BAOL (fr)  (Diourbel)
CASAMANCE Circle of CASAMANCE  (Ziguinchor)Local: Cercle de CASAMANCE (fr)  (Ziguinchor)
DAGANA Circle of DAGANA  (Dagana)Local: Cercle de DAGANA (fr)  (Dagana)
DAKAR Circumsciption of DAKAR  (Dakar)Local: Circonscription de DAKAR (fr)  (Dakar)
LUGA Circle of LUGA  (Luga)Local: Cercle de LOUGA (fr)  (Louga)
MATAM Circle of MATAM  (Matam)Local: Cercle de MATAM (fr)  (Matam)
PODOR Circle of PODOR  (Bogne)Local: Cercle de PODOR (fr)  (Bogné)
SAINT LOUIS Circle of the Commune of SAINT LOUIS  (Saint Louis of Senegal)Local: Commune de SAINT-LOUIS (fr)  (Saint-Louis du Sénégal)
SALDE Circle of SALDE  (Diorbivol)Local: Cercle de SALDÉ (fr)  (Diorbivol)
SINE-SALUM Circle of SINE-SALUM  (Kaolack)Local: Cercle du SINE-SALOUM (fr)  (Kaolack)
TAMBACUNDA Circle of TAMBACUNDA  (Tambacunda)Local: Cercle de TAMBACOUNDA (fr)  (Tambacounda)
THIES Circle of THIES  (Thies)Local: Cercle de THIÈS (fr)  (Thiès)
TIVAOUANE Circle of TIVAOUANE  (Tivaouane)Local: Cercle de TIVAOUANE (fr)  (Tivaouane)






2 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


ASECNA Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa and Madagascar : ASECNA  (Paris)
BRAZZAVILLE GROUP BRAZZAVILLE GROUP of French-Speaking States  (Brazzaville)



Other Independent or Semi-Independent Polities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

MALI MALI Federation  (Bamako)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2020's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

DAKAR OUAKAM French Airbase DAKAR OUAKAM Colonel Frederic Geille  (Dakar Ouakam Colonel Frederic Geille)
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 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * others are added according to the consulted entity.

 




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