Banjul :
Islamabad :
About Gambia

The Gambia is a country in Western Africa. The Gambia is the smallest country on mainland Africa,bordered to the north, east, and south by Senegal, with a small coast on the Atlantic Ocean in the west. Its size is almost 10,500 km² with an estimated population of 1,700,000. Banjul is Gambia's capital, but the largest conurbation is Serrekunda.

The Gambia is a former British Colony and the official language is English but there are also several tribal languages including Mandinka and Wolof.Educated in English, most Gambians are at least bilingual.



The Gambia has a liberal, market-based economy characterized by traditional subsistence agriculture, a historic reliance on groundnuts (peanuts) for export earnings.

The Dalasi, denoted by GMD, is the currency of The Gambia. Divided into 100 Bututs, the GMD has been in use since 1971.

The Gambia is traditionally very tolerant of all religious creeds and beliefs and while the country is predominantly Muslim, with up to 90% of the population practicing the basic tenets of Islam.