Gambia

Flag of Gambia

The Gambia (officially the Republic of The Gambia) commonly known as Gambia, is a country in Western Africa. The Gambia is the smallest country on mainland Africa. Its borders roughly correspond to the path of the Gambia River, the nation's namesake, which flows through the country's center and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. The Gambia has an exotic and varied birdlife and the country is becoming an increasingly popular paradise for bird-watchers with over 280 diffferent species.

Established
Joined Commonwealth
1965
Capital City
Banjul
Demonym
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Country motto
Size
7062 square miles.
Population
1,782,893
Population density
Based on figures from .
per square kilometre. (World ranking: )
GDP
At purchasing power parity based on figures from 2008
$2044000000 (World ranking:184)
Human Development Index
The Human Development Index is a combined measure of life expectancy, literacy, educational attainment, and GDP per capita for countries worldwide. Figures closer to 1 indicate a greater score on the Human Development Index. The figure given below is based on figure from 2007.
.502 (World ranking:155)
Currency Code
GMD
Country calling code
220
Basic data taken from from Wikipedia InfoBoxes via DBPedia

Content for this country

Below you can find updates from CYEC exchanges and projects that have involved this country.

Project Marlborough Brandt - The Gambia
9 years 37 weeks ago

During this exchange the young people took part in the process of builiding a youth skills centre to train young Gunjurians in Practical skills.