The Gambia flag was officially adopted on February 18, 1965. Red represents the savanna grasslands, blue the River Gambia and green the country's forests.
Gambia Coat of Arms:
The Gambia's coat of arms showcases two lions holding onto an axe and hoe (symbols of agriculture), and supporting a shield. A heraldic helmet rests above the shield, and an oil palm above that.
The national motto is displayed on a ribbon below.
|Land Area||10,120 km2|
|Water Area||1,180 km2|
|Total Area||11,300km2 (#159)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$3.39 Billion|