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  1. The Gambia is a West African country
    1. The name Gambia comes from the Mandinga term Kambra/Kambaa, which means: the Gambia river
  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. Border with Senegal (Kaolak) (landlocked, 749 kilometres)
  6. Political tensions with Senegal (Confederation of Senegambia)
  7. The main economic activities of the Gambia are agriculture, fishing and tourism
  8. The Gambia: an agricultural country oriented towards export

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  1. Bachelors of Science (BSc): Inter-African Business, International Trade
  2. Masters of Science: International Business, Business in Africa, International Marketing
  3. Doctorates: African Business, Foreign Trade and International Marketing

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International Trade and Business in the Gambia

Districts of the Republic of the Gambia

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 Central River Division)
  7. Janjanbureh (formerly the eastern half of Central River Division)
  8. Basse (formerly Upper River)

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  1. Total Gambian area: 11.365 square kilometres (the smallest African continental country)
  2. Total Gambian population: 1,9 million inhabitants
  3. Climate: tropical
  4. Calling code of the Gambia: 220
  5. Country code top-level domain of the Gambia:.gm
  6. The currency of the Gambia is the Dalasi

Customs of the Gambia

Economic Integration Organisations (Gambia)

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

Online Course: 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

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 the Serahule, the Serer, the Manjaques and the 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 traffic
  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. University EUCLID
  4. International Community College

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