Gambia Geography

Gambia Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Gambia CAPITAL CITY: Banjul POPULATION: 1,920,000 (2014) AREA: 11,295 km² OFFICIAL/OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: English, mandinka, wolof, fulani and approximately 15 other Nigerian-Kordofan languages RELIGION: Muslims 90%, Christians 9%, natives’ religions 1% CURRENCY: dalasi CURRENCY CODE: GMD ENGLISH NAME: The Gambia, Republic of The Gambia INDEPENDENCE: 1965 POPULATION COMPOSITION: malinke 40%, fulani 15%, wolof 15%, […]

Attractions of Gambia

Attractions of Gambia

The Gambia is a nice and pleasant destination to visit, especially during the winter months. The temperature is wonderful and there is plenty to do and discover. The country has a number of beautiful nature parks such as Kiang West National Park, Bijilo Park or Abuko Nature Park. The possibilities to gain many impressions from […]

Gambia Economy

Gambia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Gambia is the smallest country in continental Africa, has limited resources and ranks among the least developed countries in the world (HDI 172nd out of 228). After the establishment of political stability in 2016 and before the outbreak of […]

Gambia History

Gambia Geography and History

Gambia. It is a state in West Africa, the smallest on the continent with only 11,295 km2. It is a narrow strip that runs from west to east, located in the Republic of Senegal. The extreme west borders the Atlantic Ocean. Banjul is the capital city of Gambia according to allpubliclibraries. History In 1562 the settlers from El Fornas arrived and […]

Senegambia Stone Circles (World Heritage)

Gambia Country Overview

Gambia, officially English Republic of the Gambia [r ɪ p ʌ bl ɪ k ɔ f də gæmb ɪ ə], German Republic of the Gambia, country in West Africa with (2019) 2.3 million residents; The capital is Banjul. Landscape According to shoppingpicks, the Gambia borders the Atlantic Ocean in the west, otherwise it is enclosed […]