Gambia profile   2012-01-17 14:33:14            

Full name: Republic of The Gambia

Population: 1.8 million (UN, 2011)

Capital: Banjul

Area: 11,295 sq km (4,361 sq miles)

Major languages: English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula

Major religions: Islam, Christianity

Life expectancy: 58 years (men), 60 years (women) (UN)

Monetary unit: 1 dalasi = 100 butut

Main exports: Peanuts and peanut products, fish, cotton lint, palm kernels

GNI per capita: US $450 (World Bank, 2010)

Editor: Mo Hong'e
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