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Foreign Trade in the Gambia, Banjul

Business in Banjul (Gambia) Serrekunda, Brikama, Kerewan, Kanifing

The Gambia is a West African country

  1. Gambian population: 1,9 million inhabitants
  2. The capital of the Gambia is Banjul (524,000 inhabitants)
  3. Serrekunda is the largest Gambian city
    1. District: Kanifing
    2. Population of Serrekunda: 348,000 inhabitants
    3. Serrekunda: 10 kilometres from Banjul
  4. Brikama is the second largest Gambian city (57,000 inhabitants)
  5. The main economic activities of the Gambia are agriculture, fishing and tourism
  6. The Gambia: an agricultural country oriented towards export
  7. Currency of the Gambia: Dalasi
  8. Border of the Gambia with Senegal (Kaolak) (landlocked, 749 kilometres)
  9. Political tensions with Senegal (Senegambia Confederation)

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  1. Masters: International Business, Business in Africa, Foreign Trade, Transport in Africa
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International Trade and Business in the Gambia

  1. Total Gambian area: 11.365 km² (the smallest African continental country)
  2. Climate of the Gambia: tropical
  3. Calling code of the Gambia: 220
  4. Country code top-level domain of the Gambia: .gm
  5. The name Gambia comes from Mandinga term Kambra/Kambaa, which means: Gambia river

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The Republic of the Gambia is composed of eight districts:

  1. Banjul (city)
  2. Kanifing
  3. Brikama (formerly Western)
  4. Mansa Konko (formerly Lower River)
  5. Kerewan (formerly North Bank)
  6. Kuntaur (formerly the western half of the Central River Division)
  7. Janjanbureh (formerly the eastern half of the Central River Division)
  8. Basse (formerly Upper River)

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Customs of the Gambia

Trade Organisations (Gambia)

  1. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  2. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  3. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)

West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ): The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone

  1. African Development Bank
  2. African Union
  4. Economic Commission for Africa

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone...

Transport and Logistics in the Gambia:

  1. Port of Banjul
  2. Access to:
    1. Port of Dakar
    2. Dakar-Lagos Corridor
  3. Banjul-Serrekunda Highway
  4. Banjul International Airport
  5. The Gambia River is an important way of internal transport

Port of Dakar, Senegal. Access to Mali, Maritime Transport

Religion in the Gambia:

  1. Islam (90% of the Gambian population)
  2. African Traditional Religions
  3. Christianity

Main Gambian languages and ethnicities:

The official language of the Gambia is English

The main Gambian African languages are (in a million speakers):

  1. Mandinka
  2. Wolof
  3. Diola

The most important ethnicities of the Gambia are:

  1. Mandinka (28% of the Gambian population)
  2. Fula (18%)
  3. Wolof (10%)
  4. Jola (Diolas) (32%)
  5. Soninke (7%)
  6. Other Gambian ethnicities are Serahule, Serer, Manjaques and Bianunkas

History of the Gambia

  1. 10th Century: Muslims arrive in the Gambia (Saharan routes). Traffic of slaves and gold
  2. 11th Century: conversion to Islam of the Tekrour Kingdom (Empire of Ghana)
  3. 14th Century: the Empire of Mali
  4. Fifteenth Century: the Portuguese arrive in the Gambia
  5. Start of Slave Trade
  6. 1588: the United Kingdom buys the rights to the Portuguese
  7. 1965: Independence (the United Kingdom)
  8. First President: Dawda Jawara

Higher Education in the Gambia

  1. University of the Gambia
  2. American International University of West Africa
  3. EUCLID University
  4. International Community College

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