Senegal River

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Senegal River
Senegal River Saint Louis.jpg
Fishermen on the bank o the Senegal River estuar at the ootskirts o Saint-Louis, Senegal
Senegalrivermap.png
Map o the Senegal River drainage basin.
Ither name(s)(Arabic: نهر السنغال‎,
French: Fleuve Sénégal)
Basin
River moothAtlantic Ocean
Basin size337,000 km2 (130,000 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Lenth1,086 km (675 mi)
Dischairge
  • Average rate:
    650 m3/s (23,000 cu ft/s)
Senegal River at Dagana, Senegal
Average monthly flow (m3/s) at the Dagana hydrometric station over the period 1903-1974[1]

The Senegal River (Arabic: نهر السنغال‎, French: Fleuve Sénégal) is a 1,086 km (675 mi) lang river in Wast Africae that forms the mairch atween Senegal an Mauritanie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hydrographic data for Dagana, Senegal 1903-1974, Unesco International Hydrological Programme, retrieved 24 May 2012 .

Coordinates: 15°47′17″N 16°31′44″W / 15.78806°N 16.52889°W / 15.78806; -16.52889