List of companies of Senegal

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Location of Senegal

Senegal is a country in West Africa. Senegal is bordered by Mauritania in the north, Mali to the east, Guinea to the southeast, and Guinea-Bissau to the southwest. Senegal also borders The Gambia, a country occupying a narrow sliver of land along the banks of the Gambia river, which separates Senegal's southern region of Casamance from the rest of the country. Senegal also shares a maritime border with Cape Verde. Senegal's economical and political capital is Dakar. It is the westernmost country in the mainland of the Old World, or Afro-Eurasia,[1] and owes its name to the Senegal River, which borders it to the east and north.

The main industries include food processing, mining, cement, artificial fertilizer, chemicals, textiles, refining imported petroleum, and tourism. Exports include fish, chemicals, cotton, fabrics, groundnuts, and calcium phosphate. The principal foreign market is India at 26.7 percent of exports (as of 1998). Other foreign markets include the United States, Italy and the United Kingdom.

Notable firms[edit]

This list includes notable companies with primary headquarters located in the country. The industry and sector follow the Industry Classification Benchmark taxonomy. Organizations which have ceased operations are included and noted as defunct.

     Active firms
     State-owned firms
     Defunct firms

Name Industry Sector Headquarters Founded Notes
Air Sénégal International Consumer services Travel & leisure Dakar 1962 Airline, defunct 2009
Atlantis Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure Dakar 2001 Airline, defunct 2008
Dakar–Niger Railway Industrials Industrial transportation Dakar 1924 Railway
Groupement Aérien Sénégalais Consumer services Travel & leisure Dakar UNKNOWN State-owned airline
Ikatel Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Dakar 2003 Now part of Orange S.A. (France)
Senegal Airlines Consumer services Travel & leisure Dakar 2009 Airline, defunct 2016
Senelec Utilities Electricity Dakar 1983 National electric company
Sonatel Telecommunications Mobile telecommunications Dakar 1985

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Janet H. Gritzner, Charles F. Gritzner – 2009, Senegal – Page 8