Physical map of Senegal
Information about the geography of SenegalSenegal is located on the Atlantic Coast of West Africa. The Senegalese landscape consists mainly of the rolling sandy plains of the western Sahel which rise to foothills in the southeast. Here is also found Senegal's highest point, an otherwise unnamed feature at 581 m. The northern border is formed by the Senegal River, other rivers include the Gambia and Casamance Rivers.
The capital Dakar lies on the Cap-Vert peninsula, the westernmost point of continental Africa.