Country Facts

Capital city: Banjul, largest city (main seaport and international airport)
Area: 11295 square km
National day: 18 February.
Independence: 18 February 1965. Former British colony.
Population: 1,709,000
Leader: Yaya Jammeh, born 1966. President since 1996 (in power since 1994).
Language: English (official) Wolof, Mandinka, Fulani.
Currency: Dalasi (D)

TAC Rep:    Amie Jarra
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