Education in Senegal - An Overview
Senegal or the Republic of Senegal is located in West Africa. Mauritania, Mali Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and the Atlantic Ocean form the boundaries of the country and Senegal almost completely encompasses Gambia from one side.
The climate of Senegal is tropical and consists of only two seasons – wet and dry. The temperature remains constant accompanied with heavy rainfall in the wet season. The temperatures range between an average low of 24 degrees and an average high of 30 degrees Celsius all year round.
The Education System of Senegal provides compulsory and free education up till the ages of 16. However, the educational institutes, universities and schools are fewer and limited in comparison to the number of enrollments, limiting the educative population of the country.