Basic Information

Motto Progress, Peace and Prosperity
Anthem For The Gambia Our Homeland
Capital Banjul
Largest city Serrekunda
Official languages English
President Adama Barrow
Independence Date February 18, 1965
Total Area 11 300 km²
Population (2008) 1 990 924
Density 145habitants/km²
Currency Dalasi (GMD)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Internet TLD .GM
Calling code +220