Senegal is a country located in West Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Mauritania to the south, Mali to the east, and Guinea and Guinea-Bissau to the north. It is a democratic republic with a diverse culture and a rich history, known for its vibrant arts and crafts, delicious cuisine, and beautiful beaches. The capital city is Dakar, and the official languages are Wolof, French, and English. Senegal is home to several national parks and wildlife reserves, including the Niokolo-Koba National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The country has a growing economy and is a major producer of peanuts, cotton, and fish.