Gambia's flagLocation: West Africa
Official name: Republic of the Gambia
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1965 / 1965
Capital city: Banjul
Population: 1.8 million / 466 people per sq mile (180 people per sq km)
Total land area: 4363 square miles (11,300 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Mandinka, Fulani, Wolof, Jola, Soninke, English (official language)
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 90%, Christian 8%, Traditional beliefs 2%
Ethnic mix: Mandinka 42%, Fulani 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, Other 5%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Dalasi = 100 butut
Literacy rate: 46%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2345 kilocalories

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