Gambia

Flag of GambiaThe Gambia (the Listeni/ˈɡæmbiə/; officially the Republic of the Gambia), also commonly known as Gambia, is a country in West Africa. It is surrounded by Senegal, apart from a short strip of Atlantic coastline at its western end. It is the smallest country on mainland Africa. The country is situated either side of the Gambia River, the nation's namesake, which flows through the country's centre and empties into the Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 11,295 km² with an estimated population of 1.7 million. Banjul is the Gambian capital, but the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.
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General information

  • Provides detailed information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, defence, and transnational issues of different countries. The CIA World Factbook
  • Part of the World Bank's website, with information, analysis and reports on its projects and strategic plans. World Bank country information
  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

Publications

Experts

Libraries and archives

Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
  • Provides statistics, estimates and projections produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. UN data
  • Offers repackaged data and information from relevant FAO databases with a focus on natural resources, economics, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and technical cooperation. FAO country profiles
  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout

Internet resources

  • Compiled by the University Library of Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt on the Main and the GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library in Hamburg. Has a database of Internet resources with more than 4900 websites on Sub-Saharan Africa. ilissAfrica internet resources
  • Links to freely available Africa-related material provided by the Nordic Africa Institute. Guide to Africa on the Internet
  • Is a guide to Africa-related Internet resources prepared by Stanford University Libraries. A guide to Africa-related Internet resources

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb

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