Overview - Gambia

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Capital:Banjul
Area:11,300 km²
Population:1,641,564 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula.
Religion(s):Muslim - 90%, Christian - 9%, indigenous beliefs - 1%.
Ethnic Group(s):African (Mandinka - 42%, Fula - 18%, Wolof - 16%, Jola - 10%, Serahuli - 9%, others - 4%) - 99%, non-African - 1%.