Senegal-Come Lost in the Music of This CountrySenegal is a country that is located in Western Africa, the name of this country is given after the Senegal River that borders this country to the north and east. Senegal country is bounded by Atlantic Ocean in the western direction, Mali to the East, Mauritania to the north and Guinea-Bissau and Guinea to the south. Internally it is surrounds the Gambia on the north, east and south direction's. It covers a land area of about 197,000 kilometers square and has an population of about 14 million. The climate of this country is a tropical one, with two seasons namely the rainy season and the dry season. The capital of this city is Dakar that is located at the westernmost side of this country on the peninsula of Cap-Vert. Dakar became the capital of this country after its independence from France in the year 1960.
Culture and lifestyle
Senegal is known for its musical heritage, the different types of sounds are sung by the people that are living here. The sabar drumming is popular in this country; it is mostly used in celebrations such as wedding ceremony. Another instrument that is mostly played by the people is tama and is used in various ethnic groups. The education is free for the people that are living here up to the age of 16 years, the government out here emphasize on education for all. Illiteracy is high among the women that are living in this country. Football is played by number of people and is a famous sport in this country.
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