The Republic of Gambia is a state in the west of the African continent. It is the smallest country in the main land of the African continent. The surface area is 10.689 km2. The Capital is Banjul. In Gambia, which is a very poor country in terms of natural resources, palm trees in the coastal area are the ornaments of their beaches. It is a very poor country in terms of mines, besides the forested areas do not have important value. Gambia is neighboring Senegal.
Cities of Gambia
Gambia phone code: +220
Gambia Currency: Gambia Dalasisi
Bakau, Banjul, Kololi, Kotu, Serrekunda
The Economy of Gambia
The economy of Gambia is based on agriculture. More than 90% of the planted land is planted in peanuts. In addition, rice, millet and corn are also sown products. In livestock, poultry are fed as well as fattening animals.
Gambia's Export Products
As in many products, fishing is a branch of economics which is consumed in domestic market. Agriculture, livestock and fisheries are being modernized. There is no industry. Small mills, nutrients and agricultural products, and the work of making them into factories, has gained speed in recent years. Its trade is mainly with England, Italy, Japan and Portugal. Export peanuts, skin, wax and dried fish; imports food, weaving and machinery. Sandy, palm trees decorated beaches, has made Gambia a major tourist destination in recent years. This led to a significant share of tourism income in the country's economy.
There are Rough Tree, Coconut, Brazilian Chestnut, Cashew, Used Clothing, Peanut, Skin, Wax and Dried Fish.
Gambia's Import Products
Light, Pure Woven Cotton, Refined Oil, Raw Sugar, Cement and Rice.
Gambia's Export Countries
China, Guinea-Bissau, India, Vietnam and Senegal.
Gambia's Imported Countries
China, Brazil, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire and India.
Nations Living in Gambia
The majority of the population is Mandingo and Volaf. British, Syrian and Lebanese are in the minority.
Languages Spoken in Gambia
Official language is English. Minorities also speak their own language.