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The Gambia

Capital :Banjul

Land Area : 11,300 sq km

Head of Government : President Yahya A. J. J. Jammeh (since 18 October 1996)

Population :1,593,256 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars

Major Religion(s) : Muslim 90%, Christian 9%, indigenous beliefs 1%

Date of Joining : 1965

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CHRI Submission to CMAG :
February 1998