Senegal marriages and dating
The first president, Léopold Sédar Senghor, a Roman Catholic who presided over the nation for over twenty years, was a fervent advocate of African unity. Senegal, situated on the western tip of Africa, covers an area of 76,000 square miles (196,781 square kilometers).
The coat of arms shows a gold lion in profile on a green base, framed by the rays of a gold five-pointed star in the upper left corner.There are heavy population concentrations in the urban centers (Dakar, Thie`s, Kaolack, Saint-Louis, Ziguinchor) because of rapid growth of the population and deteriorating environmental conditions that have made it difficult for people to live off the land. The population is divided into twelve ethnic groups, each with its own customs and dialect.