Gambia: Information

Gambia (1965 - )

The Gambia (officially the Republic of the Gambia and often called simply Gambia) is an enclaved country in West Africa mostly surrounded by Senegal with a short strip of its coastline bordered with the Atlantic Ocean at its western end. It is the smallest country on mainland Africa.

The Gambia is situated on either side of the Gambia River, the nation's namesake, which flows through the centre of the Gambia and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 10,689 square kilometres with a population of 1,882,450 at the 15 April 2013 Census (provisional). Banjul is the Gambian capital, and the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.

Gambia: List of Rulers.
Reign / RuleFromToCoins Issued
Queen Elizabeth II 18 February 1965 24 April 1970
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Gambia: Details
Official NameGambia
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Gambia: Currencies Used
British West African Pound 1965 1968
Gambian Pound 1965 1971