The Gambia Facts

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Flag of The Gambia
National Flag of The Gambia

Interesting facts about The Gambia

  • Official Name: Islamic Republic of The Gambia
  • Form of Government: Dominant-party presidential republic
  • GDP: 1.633 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Banjul
  • Population: 2.28 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Arabic
  • Currency: Gambian dalasi
  • Timezone: GMT
  • Area: 11,295 km²
  • Dialing Code: +220
  • Major Rivers: Niji Bolon,Buniadu,Sami,Punti,Mansala
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: The Gambia is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, and Senegal to the north, east, and south.

Map of The Gambia

National Symbols of The Gambia

  • National Flower: White Variety Orchid
  • National Animal: Hamerkop
  • National Tree: Palm tree