Republic of The Gambia


“Progress, Peace, Prosperity”


“For The Gambia Our Homeland


Capital: Banjul
Largest City: Serekunda
Total area: 11,300 sq km
Climate: Tropical, hot, rainy season, cooler, dryer season
Natural resources: Fish, clay, silica sand, titanium, tin, zircon
Border countries: Senegal

People and Society

Population: 1,967,709
Demonym: Gambian
Languages: English (official), Mandinka, Fula, Wolof
Ethnic groups: Mandinka, Fula, Wolof, Jola, Serahuli
Religions: Muslim, Christian, indigenous beliefs


Independence: 10 February 1965 (from the UK)
Government type: Republic
Chief of state: Yahya JAMMEH (since 1996)


Currency: Dalasi
Exports: Peanuts products, fish, cotton lint, palm kernels
Industries: Peanuts, fish, hides, tourism, beverages,
woodworking, metalworking, clothing

Tourism and Attraction

Albert Market
Gambia River
Gambia National Museum
Kachikally crocodile pool
Abuko Nature Reserve
Kiang West National Park
Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve

The World Factbook
Info about Gambia
Gambia Photo Gallery