Population: 1,411,205 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars

Background: The Gambia gained its independence from the UK in 1965; it formed a short-lived federation of Senegambia with Senegal between 1982 and 1989. In 1991 the two nations signed a friendship and cooperation treaty. A military coup in 1994 overthrew the...

Currency: dalasi (GMD, No information)

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Gambia
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Gambia
 · BBC Country profile: Gambia