Located in the continent of Africa, Gambia covers 10,000 square kilometers of land and 1,295 square kilometers of water, making it the 169th largest nation in the world with a total area of 11,295 square kilometers.
The Gambia became an independent state in 1965, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of The Gambia is 1,840,454 (2012) and the nation has a density of 184 people per square kilometer.
The currency of The Gambia is the Dalasi (GMD). As well, the people of The Gambia are refered to as Gambian.
The dialing code for the country is 220 and the top level internet domain for Gambian sites is .gm.
The Gambia shares land borders with only one country, Senegal.
To learn more, visit our detailed Gambia section.
|Density||184.0 / km2 ( 476.7 / mi2 )|
|GDP||807,069,488 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||439 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||10,000 km2 (3,861 mi2)|
|Water Area||1,295 km2 (500 mi2)|
What is the capital of The Gambia?
Banjul is the capital city of The Gambia. It has a population of 34,589, and is located on a latitue of 13.45 and longitude of -16.58.
Banjul is also the political center of The Gambia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Banjul, the Capital Of The Gambia
|Elevation||5 meters over sea level|
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