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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News about Gambia

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06/23/2017 - 22:44
Police and officials from the Gambia Revenue Agency (GRA) on June 14...
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[The Point] The spokesperson for President Adama Barrow has said that...
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[The Point] Gunjur United Football Club needs D485, 500 for the 2017-...
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[The Point] The Gambia and Mali 2018 CHAN qualifiers first leg clash...
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[The Point] The Gambia Government through the Plant Protection...
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[The Point] Life Aid International of the United Kingdom and Street...
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[The Point] The construction of Gambia's first specially designed,...
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The village chief of Badibu Saaba, in The Gambia, explains how most...
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Maps of the migration routes from places like Somalia or The...

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The Gambia will soon rejoin Commonwealth of Nations, and has never...

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Gambian President Adama Barrow has replaced the longest-serving...
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A Gambian has placed third in an annual Quran recitation competition...
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06/22/2017 - 16:45
[The Point] Whoever said that University of The Gambia graduates or...
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[The Point] The Gambia is playing host to about 8,000 refugees...
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[The Point] Solution Bay Spirituality, a secular movement in The...
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[The Point] The institution's management may have been embroiled in...
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[The Point] The Gambia Press Union is holding a 16-day training of...
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[The Point] As The Gambia joined the global community on 20 June in...
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[The Point] The Gambia Football Federation has confirmed Gambia's...
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Four African countries have been chosen for the first phase of a...

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