Welcome To Gambia

  • Country Profile
  • Development Agenda

Gambia

The Republic of Gambia is located in West Africa and shares a border with Senegal.

Following a bloodless coup in 1994, President Yahya Jammeh ruled until 2016 when he was defeated in an election by Adama Barrow.

The economy is heavily dependent on tourism and rain-dependent agriculture.

President: Adama Barrow

Capital: Banjul

Population: 1.9 million

Religion: Islam, Christianity

Languages: English, Mandinka, Wolof

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