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
Population: 1.9 million
Religion: Islam, Christianity
Languages: English, Mandinka, Wolof