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Senegal

Capital: Dakar
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 192,530 (2007)
 
Population (people): 11,897,230 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 61.79 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.7% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 62 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 52 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $2,016.09 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 4.9% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): 44.6% (2007)
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): 1553 (2010)
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 25.20% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 1.10% (2014)

 
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Abéné 352707 352707 116 Not Reported
Barkedji Dodji 352617 352617 601 Not Reported
Bem-Bem 352627 352627 398 Not Reported
Boulal 352619 352619 115 Not Reported
Deali 352622 352622 486 Not Reported
Delta du Saloum 3044 3044 3187 Not Reported
Delta du Saloum 866 866 720 II
Delta du Saloum 68153 68153 3187 Not Reported
Djoudj 68151 68151 137 Not Reported
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary 2578 2578 209 Not Assigned
Doli 352629 352629 1316 Not Reported
Ferlo-Nord 2333 2333 5053 IV
Ferlo-Sud 2332 2332 6678 IV
Foret de Bakor 352669 352669 164 Not Reported
Foret de Bala- Est 352641 352641 198 Not Reported
Foret de Bala- Ouest 352647 352647 200 Not Reported
Foret de Bandia 352632 352632 105 Not Reported
Foret de Bari 352677 352677 157 Not Reported
Foret de Dabo 352673 352673 131 Not Reported
Foret de Diambour 352658 352658 1274 Not Reported
Foret de Goudiri 352638 352638 313 Not Reported
Foret de Gouloumbou 352699 352699 179 Not Reported
Foret de Kalounayes 352676 352676 165 Not Reported
Foret de Kantora 352663 352663 225 Not Reported
Foret de Kassas 352639 352639 108 Not Reported
Foret de Keur Momar Sarr 352610 352610 651 Not Reported
Foret de la Kayanga 352675 352675 121 Not Reported
Foret de Maka Yop-ouest 352648 352648 145 Not Reported
Foret de Malem Niani 352644 352644 434 Not Reported
Foret de Panal 352634 352634 1044 Not Reported
Foret de Pata 352662 352662 637 Not Reported
Foret de Pate 352618 352618 121 Not Reported
Foret de Sadiata 352671 352671 116 Not Reported
Foret de Tamba- Nord 352636 352636 742 Not Reported
Foret de Yassine 352678 352678 105 Not Reported
Foret des Narangs 352665 352665 206 Not Reported
Foret des Paniates 352642 352642 415 Not Reported
Foret du Balmadou 352680 352680 193 Not Reported
Foret du Boudie 352681 352681 120 Not Reported
Foret du Guimara 352664 352664 495 Not Reported
Foret du Ouli 352651 352651 140 Not Reported
Joal 352706 352706 154 Not Reported
Kayar 352705 352705 160 Not Reported
Khadar 352614 352614 541 Not Reported
Khogue 352621 352621 190 Not Reported
Linde Sud 352624 352624 463 Not Reported
Lougguere Todji 352613 352613 1946 Not Reported
Mbegue 352631 352631 926 Not Reported
Ndiael 5178 5178 486 IV
Niokolo Koba 865 865 8234 II
Niokolo-Koba National Park 2580 2580 8234 Not Assigned
Oiseaux de Djoudj 867 867 137 II
Oldou Debokol 352625 352625 751 Not Reported
Parc national du Niokolo-Koba 3045 3045 8234 Not Reported
Sab-Sabre 352628 352628 696 Not Reported
Saint-Louis 352704 352704 461 Not Reported
Siné-Saloum 352633 352633 971 Not Reported
Six Forage 352609 352609 4300 Not Reported
Sogobe 352607 352607 380 Not Reported
Velingara 352623 352623 489 Not Reported
Yonofere 352616 352616 1229 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Guinean forest-savanna mosaic 7.55 18.26 16.09 3.98 4.52
Guinean mangroves 0.45 62.77 22.44 6.73 18.84
Sahelian Acacia savanna 15.31 36.2 10.75 1.78 6.0
West Sudanian savanna 32.28 21.21 14.32 7.0 10.37
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Gulf of Guinea West 0.44 0.0 7.31 1.08 0.0
Sahelian Upwelling 6.67 6.75 12.57 37.81 20.29
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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
34 0 0 0 0 0 33 1
Aves
579 15 0 5 10 18 546 0
Mammalia
194 18 1 5 12 5 152 18
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