purchase slaves from the warring chiefdoms on the mainland. African Studies Center, Boston University, 1977. Ml "The World Factbook Central Intelligence Agency". Homosexuality is illegal in Senegal. Gambia River, uppsala plåtverkstad which separates Senegal's southern region. On 30 December 2004 President Wade announced that he would sign a peace treaty with the separatist group in the Casamance region.
Organized kingdoms emerged around the seventh century, and parts of the country were ruled by prominent regional empires such as the Jolof Empire. 38 Islam is the predominant religion in the country, practiced lekpark stockholm för små barn by approximately 92 of the country's population; the Christian community, at 7 of the population, are mostly Roman Catholics but there are still diverse Protestant denominations. Retrieved Les Guides Bleus: Afrique de l'Ouest (1958. The Serer language is widely spoken by both Serers and non-Serers (including President Sall, whose wife is Serer so are the Cangin languages, whose speakers are ethnically Serers. "Wrestling As a Solution to Poverty in Senegal". 17 Various European powersPortugal, the Netherlands, and Great Britaincompeted for trade in the area from the 15th century onward.