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Capital : Banjul
Language :  English
Currency :  Gambian dalasi
Population : 1 882 450
Area : 11 295 km2

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Gambia facts

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1. 2.1% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 54,000 motor vehicles (29 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The top-level national domain is .gm . There are over 1,420 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .gm are google.gm, standard.gm and observer.gm.

5. In this country there are more than 3 740 km of paved roads (0,01% of all roads in the world).

6. There is only one airport in this country.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Gambia.

8. Political system – republic.


Geography in Gambia

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1. The country is 28 times smaller than Poland.

2. The longest river is Gambia.

3. The Gambia borders on such countries as: Senegal 740 km.

4. The highest elevation is 53 m above sea level. It has no name.

5. There are 6150 km2 of agricultural land in the Gambia (62% of the country).

6. Bani is the highest located city in the country.

7. 4750 sq km of land is covered by forests (47.5%)

59. The nearest capital in a straight line from Banjul is Dakar (Senegal) – 166 km.

60. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Banjul is Honiara (Solomon Islands) – 19429 km.


Finance in Gambia

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1. The minimum wage is 50 dalasi per day (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Gambia is 31%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 31% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 6.5%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 995 000 000 (PLN 4 258 600 000),
– in 2018 it is $ 1 010 000 000 (PLN 4,322,800,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 47.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 474 615,000 (PLN 2 031 352 200),
2018 year was 65.6% GDP, i.e. around: $ 662 560,000 (PLN 2,835,756,800). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 352 (PLN 1,506).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 544,600,000 .

8. The country has over $159,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0013% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Gambia

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1. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 31% (2018).

2. In this country there is no age limit for people who are getting married.

3. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last for 27 days.

4. The last death penalty was completed in 2012.


Education in Gambia

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

3. The average IQ level is 66.

4. In this country there are 44,5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 837 690 people).


Work in Gambia

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1. The minimum wage is 50 dalasi per day (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Gambia is 31%.

3. The unemployment rate is 9.5% (data from 2018).

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 31% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last for 27 days.

6. The work week is 41 hours.


Best in Gambia

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1. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

2. The longest river is Gambia.

3. The highest elevation is 53 m above sea level. It has no name.

4. Bani is the highest located city in the country.

5. The lowest temperature: 4.4 °C was measured in Boraba.

6. The highest temperature: 46.8 °C was measured in Kuntaur.


Society in Gambia

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1. In the Gambia, an average adult consumes about 3.4 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 5%, then wine – 0.7%, spirit – 0.3%, and other alcoholic beverages – 94%.

3. In 2013, 115 people died as a result of road accidents.

4. 29% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 550,000 people).

5. 68% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 66.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.9 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 3.7 children.

9. In this country over 373,000 (2015) 392 277 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 21% of the population).

10. Around 180,000 (2015) 310,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 150 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Islam, 89%.

14. The average age of people living in this country is 20.5 years.

15. The country is around:
721 000 people (38.31%) in the age range 0-14 years.
1 098 000 people (58.33%) in the age range 15-64 years.
63 300 people (3.36%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 58 100 children are born annually (3.1% of the population), and about 13,500 people die (0.7% of the population).

17. 8 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

18. 26% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 7 cigarettes a month.

20. The average life expectancy in this country is 57.3 years (women – 58.5 years and men – 56.3 years).


Symbols of Gambia

1. Motto of the country – “Progress, Peace, Prosperity”.


History of Gambia

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1. Left-sided traffic was in force until September 30, 1965.

2. Independence from Great Britain was obtained on February 18, 1965.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1960.

4. He joined the United Nations on September 21, 1965.


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What is the highest peak in the Gambia?

The highest peak in Gambia is the lack of name (unofficially: Red Rock) (53 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in the Gambia?

Gambia is the largest river in the Gambia.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders the Gambia?

Gambia borders with such countries as: Senegal 740 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 20.5 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 50 dalasi per day (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Gambia?

The population density is 188 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “Progress, Peace, Prosperity”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 46.8 ° C was measured in Kuntaur.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 4.4 ° C was measured in Boraba.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

For Muslims, alcohol is illegal. Other people may have bought it for 18 years.

answer: Marta