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Gambia
(2,086 words)

The Republic of the Gambia

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

2,293,000

Area

11,000 sq. km (4,100 sq. mi)

Population density

210/sq. km (560/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

3.01% (per 1,000: births 36, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

44%

Urban dwellers

63% (3.75% p.a.)

Capital city

Banjul 451,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

41% Mandingo, 20% Fulah, 12% Gambian Wolof, 7% Serahule, 4% Jola-Fonyi, plus 22 others

Peopl…

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“Gambia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02GMB>
First published online: 2020



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