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Description: The Physical Map of Senegal showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, Ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.

Senegal Facts and Country Information...

Senegal is officially known as the Republic of Senegal and is located in West Africa. It is the western-most country in the Old World region, also known as the Eurafrasia. It owes its name to River Senegal that flows in the northeastern region. Senegal covers an area of almost 197,000 square kilometres.

Senegal externally borders the Atlantic Ocean in the west, Mali in the east, Mauritania in the north, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the south; internally it almost completely surrounds The Gambia, namely on the north, east and south, except for Gambia's short Atlantic coastline.

The landscape of Senegalese consists of mainly the rolling, sandy plains of western Sahel that rise to the foothills in the southeast. Senegal's highest point is also found here: NepenDiakha which sits at 584 metres. The northern border of the country is formed by the River Senegal.Other rivers are the Casamance and the Gambia Rivers. The Cap-Vert peninsula is considered the western-most point of African continent.

The Cape Verde islands are situated at some 560 kilometresaway from the Senegalese coast, but Cap-Vert, also known as the Cape Green is a maritime place-mark. It is set at the foot of where the Les Mammelles. It is a 105 metre cliff.

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