Official Name: Republic of The Gambia
Area: 4,361 sq mi (11,300 sq km)
Comparative Area: The Gambia is small!
1/20th the size of the UK
Capital City: Banjul
Latitude and Longitude: 13 28 00 N, 016 39 00 W
Est. Population: 1,546,848 (July 2004)
Official Language: English
Terrain: flood plain of the Gambia River flanked by some low hills
Currency: Dalasi (GMD)
No. Bird Species: 572  (0 Endemics)