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Gambia's Information

Flag of Gambia
Land Area 10,120 km2
Water Area 1,180 km2
Total Area 11,300km2 (#159)
Population 2,009,648 (#146)
Population Density 198.58/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $3.39 Billion
Currency Dalasi (GMD)
Largest Cities
  • Animal: Lion
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of 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.
  • Flag of Gambia
  • Motto: "Progress, Peace, Prosperity"
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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