The Gambia



Seaboard state in West Africa. At latitude 13 degrees and 14 degrees north and longitude 14 degrees west, forming a narrow strip on both sides of River Gambia, with coastline facing west on Atlantic Ocean. Surrounded by Senegal on all other sides. Mostly savannah bush.


Name: Republic of The Gambia
Location: Africa
Status: UN Member
Capital City: Banjul
Population: 956,000
Area [sq.km]:11,300
Languages: English, Mandinka, Wolof
Religions: Muslim, Christian, Animist

National Anthem:
For the Gambia, our homeland,
We strive and work and pray,
That all may live in unity,
Freedom and peace each day.
Let justice guide our actions
Towards the common good,
And join our diverse peoples
To prove man's brotherhood.
We pledge our firm allegiance,
Our promise we renew;
Keep us, great God of nations,
To the Gambia ever true.


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