TITLE

HISTORY

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Senegal;Jul2007, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history of Senegal country. Archaeological studies found that Senegal was inhabited in prehistoric times. In 11th century, Islam was established in the Senegal River valley. Then, the area became under the influence of the Mandingo empires in 13th and 14th centuries. In January 1959, Senegal and the French Soudan have formed the Mali Federation and became fully independent on June 20, 1960. Information on its political history is cited.
ACCESSION #
25975984

 

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