Gambia World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu






Gambia

Gambia Gambia is in fact the smallest country in Africa, and used to be a British colony, but that doesn't mean there isn't an amazing culture to explore. You will also be able to go birdwatching with over 540 species or go fish or lie on the beautiful beaches along the coastside. Go back in time visiting a local village, and be amazed.

Area: 10.691 Km²
Population: 1.411.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 132 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Banjul (42.000 pop.)
Major cities: Serekunda 106.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Mandinka 43%, Fula 18%, Wolof 13%, Jola 7%, Serahuli 7%, others 12%
Border countries: Senegal NORTH, EAST and SOUTH

Major height : 53 m
Principal rivers: Gambia 475 Km (gambian part, total 1100 Km)
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: -
Climate: Tropical

Language: English (official), ethnic dialects
Religion: Muslim 90%, Indigenous Beliefs 10%
Currency: Dalasi (GMD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 18/2, 1/5, 15/8, 25/12
Dialling code: 00220
GMT: 0

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