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Currency
 

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Currency dalasi
DEC alternative conversion factor > LCU per US$ 28.58
ISO code GMD 270
Official exchange rate > LCU per US$, period average 28.58
PPP conversion factor to official exchange rate ratio 0.16 [153rd of 169]
Real effective exchange rate index 53.47 % [94th of 96]
Regime float
Subdivision 100 [142nd of 192]
Symbol D
Terms of trade since 1995 100 [52nd of 117]


SOURCES
Pacific Exchange Rate Services; World Development Indicators database; The World Bank Group

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gambia, The, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia, gambia

Energy
 

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Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants 53,000 ton [62nd of 120]
Charcoal > Production from charcoal plants (per capita) 34,935.557 ton per million people [22nd of 119]
Electricity > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 53.68 % [5th of 39]
Electricity > Consumption 143,600,000 kWh [161st of 210]
Electricity > Consumption (per capita) 92.481 kWh per capita [160th of 201]
Electricity > Consumption by households 24,000,000 kWh [144th of 189]
Electricity > Consumption by households (per capita) 23.871 kWh per capita [120th of 188]
Electricity > Consumption by households and other consumers 130,000,000 kWh [175th of 202]
Electricity > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita) 85.691 kWh per capita [167th of 201]
Electricity > Consumption by other consumers 130,000,000 kWh [142nd of 174]
Electricity > Consumption by other consumers (per capita) 85.691 kWh per capita [132nd of 173]
Electricity > Consumption by public lighting 1,000,000 kWh [62nd of 76]
Electricity > Consumption by public lighting (per capita) 0.928 kWh per capita [44th of 72]
Electricity > Conversion, transport & distribution losses 17,000,000 kWh [160th of 179]
Electricity > Conversion, transport & distribution losses (per capita) 11.206 kWh per capita [161st of 178]
Electricity > Gross inland availability 147,000,000 kWh [181st of 211]
Electricity > Gross inland availability (per capita) 96.897 kWh per capita [186th of 210]
Electricity > Gross production, public & self-producer 151,000,000 kWh [178th of 211]
Electricity > Gross production, public & self-producer (per capita) 99.533 kWh per capita [184th of 210]
Electricity > Net inland availability 130,000,000 kWh [180th of 202]
Electricity > Net inland availability (per capita) 85.691 kWh per capita [175th of 201]
Electricity > Net production 147,000,000 kWh [178th of 211]
Electricity > Net production (per capita) 96.897 kWh per capita [185th of 210]
Electricity > Production 200,200,000 kWh [87th of 210]
Electricity > Production (per capita) 118.577 kWh per capita [85th of 198]
Electricity > Production by source > Fossil fuel 100% [10th of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Hydro 0% [159th of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Nuclear 0% [58th of 223]
Electricity > Production by source > Other 0% [79th of 210]
Electricity > Station use & station loss 4,000,000 kWh [167th of 179]
Electricity > Station use & station loss (per capita) 2.637 kWh per capita [157th of 178]
Electricity > Thermal > Production 151,000,000 kWh [162nd of 209]
Electricity > Thermal > Production (per capita) 99.533 kWh per capita [167th of 208]
Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public 135,000,000 kWh [160th of 207]
Electricity > Thermal > Production > Public (per capita) 88.987 kWh per capita [163rd of 205]
Electricity > Thermal > Production > Self-producer 16,000,000 kWh [114th of 143]
Electricity > Thermal > Production > Self-producer (per capita) 10.547 kWh per capita [104th of 136]
Electricity > Total production, public 135,000,000 kWh [179th of 211]
Electricity > Total production, public (per capita) 88.987 kWh per capita [186th of 210]
Electricity > Total production, self-producer 16,000,000 kWh [118th of 145]
Electricity > Total production, self-producer (per capita) 10.547 kWh per capita [107th of 138]
electricity consumption > Date of > Information 2003
Fuel exports > % of merchandise exports 0.76 % [102nd of 143]
Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports 16.05 % [45th of 154]
Fuelwood > Consumption by households 647,000 m³ [86th of 116]
Fuelwood > Consumption by households and other consumers 647,000 m³ [100th of 143]
Fuelwood > Net inland availability 647,000 m³ [103rd of 145]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by households and other consumers 16,000 ton [121st of 138]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita) 10.547 ton per 1,000 people [94th of 138]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by other consumers 16,000 ton [90th of 114]
Gas-diesel oils > Consumption by other consumers (per capita) 10.547 ton per 1,000 people [60th of 114]
Gas-diesel oils > Conversion in thermal power plants 40,000 ton [79th of 161]
Gas-diesel oils > Conversion in thermal power plants (per capita) 26.366 ton per 1,000 people [50th of 158]
Gas-diesel oils > Conversion to other forms of energy 40,000 ton [82nd of 166]
Gas-diesel oils > Conversion to other forms of energy (per capita) 26.366 ton per 1,000 people [50th of 165]
Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement 55,000 ton [117th of 205]
Gas-diesel oils > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 36.254 ton per 1,000 people [102nd of 204]
Gas-diesel oils > Exports 1,000 ton [88th of 98]
Gas-diesel oils > Exports (per capita) 0.659 ton per 1,000 people [85th of 96]
Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability 55,000 ton [167th of 205]
Gas-diesel oils > Gross inland availability (per capita) 36.254 ton per 1,000 people [164th of 204]
Gas-diesel oils > Imports 56,000 ton [146th of 192]
Gas-diesel oils > Imports (per capita) 36.913 ton per 1,000 people [124th of 191]
Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability 16,000 ton [173rd of 190]
Gas-diesel oils > Net inland availability (per capita) 10.547 ton per 1,000 people [168th of 189]
Gas-diesel oils > Statistical differences (per capita) -659,161,454,347.465 ton per 1e+15 people [59th of 155]
Gasoline prices 1.05 [66th of 141]
Hydroelectricity consumption 0 [194th of 213]
Hydroelectricity consumption (per capita) 0 per 10 million people [189th of 207]
Kerosene > Consumption by households 9,000 ton [99th of 146]
Kerosene > Consumption by households (per capita) 5.932 ton per 1,000 people [59th of 145]
Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers 9,000 ton [114th of 165]
Kerosene > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita) 5.932 ton per 1,000 people [70th of 163]
Kerosene > Energy balance requirement 9,000 ton [71st of 157]
Kerosene > Energy balance requirement (per capita) 5,932.453 ton per million people [52nd of 148]
Kerosene > Exports 1,000 ton [37th of 52]
Kerosene > Exports (per capita) 0.659 ton per 1,000 people [29th of 51]
Kerosene > Gross inland availability 9,000 ton [121st of 176]
Kerosene > Gross inland availability (per capita) 5.932 ton per 1,000 people [83rd of 171]
Kerosene > Imports 10,000 ton [74th of 130]
Kerosene > Imports (per capita) 6.592 ton per 1,000 people [54th of 123]
Kerosene > Net inland availability 9,000 ton [120th of 170]
Kerosene > Net inland availability (per capita) 5.932 ton per 1,000 people [75th of 167]
Kerosene > Statistical differences (per capita) 866,512,080,911.432 ton per 1e+15 people [58th of 109]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry 37,000 ton [157th of 197]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption by transportation industry (per capita) 24.389 ton per 1,000 people [143rd of 196]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption in road transport 37,000 ton [156th of 194]
Motor Gasoline > Consumption in road transport (per capita) 24.389 ton per 1,000 people [140th of 193]
Motor Gasoline > Gross inland availability 37,000 ton [159th of 202]
Motor Gasoline > Gross inland availability (per capita) 24.389 ton per 1,000 people [150th of 201]
Motor Gasoline > Imports 37,000 ton [127th of 183]
Motor Gasoline > Imports (per capita) 24,388.974 ton per million people [104th of 183]
Motor Gasoline > Motor gasoline- energy balance requirement 37,000 ton [94th of 201]
Motor Gasoline > Motor gasoline- energy balance requirement (per capita) 24,388.974 ton per million people [84th of 200]
Motor Gasoline > Net inland availability 37,000 ton [158th of 198]
Motor Gasoline > Net inland availability (per capita) 24.389 ton per 1,000 people [146th of 197]
Motor Gasoline > Statistical differences (per capita) 2,279,836,216,566.2 ton per 1e+15 people [25th of 131]
Natural gas > Consumption 0 cu m [88th of 206]
Natural gas > Consumption (per capita) 0 cu m per capita [88th of 206]
Natural gas > Exports 0 cu m [60th of 202]
Natural gas > Imports 0 cu m [74th of 200]
Natural gas > Proved reserves 0 cu m [113rd of 203]
natural gas consumption > Date of > Information 2003 est.
Oil > Consumption 2,082 bbl/day [146th of 212]
Oil > Consumption (per capita) 1.341 bbl/day per 1,000 people [142nd of 190]
Oil > Exports 41.62 bbl/day [117th of 184]
Oil > Imports 2,123 bbl/day [154th of 186]
Oil > Production 0 bbl/day [126th of 212]
Oil > Production (per capita) 0 bbl/day per million peopl [126th of 198]
Oil > Proved reserves 0 bbl [109th of 206]
Oil Consumption Test (per $ GDP) 9,979.231 Btu per $1 of GDP [42nd of 171]
Oil Consumption Test (per capita) 2,706,971.67 Btu per capita [137th of 177]
Oil Consumption Test Test (per $ GDP) 9,979.231 Btu per $1 of GDP [42nd of 171]
Oil Consumption Test Test (per capita) 2,706,971.67 Btu per capita [137th of 177]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by households and other consumers 1,000 ton [92nd of 98]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by households and other consumers (per capita) 0.659 ton per 1,000 people [74th of 96]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by other consumers 1,000 ton [80th of 85]
Residual Fuel Oil > Consumption by other consumers (per capita) 0.659 ton per 1,000 people [59th of 84]
Residual Fuel Oil > Imports 1,000 ton [143rd of 150]
Residual Fuel Oil > Imports (per capita) 0.659 ton per 1,000 people [134th of 144]
Residual Fuel Oil > Net inland availability 1,000 ton [151st of 155]
Residual Fuel Oil > Net inland availability (per capita) 0.659 ton per 1,000 people [142nd of 153]
Traditional fuel consumption 78.6% [22nd of 130]
Wall plugs > Frequency 50 HZ [124th of 151]
Wall plugs > Plug type
UK
Wall plugs > Voltage 230 V [72nd of 209]


SOURCES
Source: Energy Statistics Database | United Nations Statistics Division; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of countries by electricity consumption ; German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Fuel Prices and Taxation (1999) and the electronic update for2000. Available from World Bank, World Development Indicators 2002, WDI table 3.12. via ciesin.org; Energy Information Administration; Wikipedia: List of countries by natural gas consumption ; World bank; World Bank. 2002. World Development Indicators 2002. CD-ROM. Washington, DC;

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gambia, The, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia, gambia

Industry
 

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Changes in inventories > constant LCU -1
Changes in inventories > current LCU 401589100
Changes in inventories > current US$ 13,372,930 $ [96th of 138]
Changes in inventories > current US$ (per $ GDP) 33.363 $ per $1 million of GDP [16th of 167]
Changes in inventories > current US$ (per capita) 9.05 $ per 1,000 people [78th of 167]
Chemicals > % of value added in manufacturing 1.59 % [77th of 91]
Manufactures exports > % of merchandise exports 16.93 % [87th of 156]
Manufactures imports > % of merchandise imports 43.48 % [109th of 155]
Manufacturing, value added > annual % growth 4.7 % [70th of 156]
Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$ 23,689,470 constant 2000 US$ [129th of 155]
Manufacturing, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita) 16.032 constant 2000 US$ per c [131st of 155]
Manufacturing, value added > constant LCU 150584700
Manufacturing, value added > current LCU 617900000
Manufacturing, value added > current US$ 21,623,800 $ [115th of 167]
Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 46.882 $ per $1,000 of GDP [106th of 180]
Manufacturing, value added > current US$ (per capita) 14.254 $ per capita [113rd of 180]
Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports 0.31 % [103rd of 154]
Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports 0.96 % [91st of 155]
Other manufacturing > % of value added in manufacturing 100 % [3rd of 107]
Patent applications, residents 1 [71st of 97]
Patent applications, residents (per capita) 0.737 per 1 million people [79th of 123]
Textiles and clothing > % of value added in manufacturing 3.32 % [81st of 101]
value added > annual % growth 2.8 % [95th of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ 63,789,100 constant 2000 US$ [130th of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita) 42.047 constant 2000 US$ per c [128th of 164]
value added > constant LCU 292805000
value added > current LCU 1565400000
value added > current US$ 54,782,150 $ [133rd of 172]
value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.119 $ per $1 of GDP [135th of 180]
value added > current US$ (per capita) 36.11 $ per capita [130th of 180]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gambia, The, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia, gambia

Agriculture
 

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Agricultural growth 86 [125th of 149]
Agricultural land > % of land area 77.9 % of land area [9th of 198]
Agricultural land > sq. km 7,790 sq. km [140th of 198]
Agricultural land > sq. km (per capita) 5,418.388 sq. km per 1,000 people [96th of 199]
Agricultural machinery > tractors 45 [175th of 190]
Agricultural machinery > tractors (per capita) 0.031 per 1 million people [172nd of 190]
Agricultural machinery > tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 1.43 [177th of 188]
Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports 4.28 % [25th of 154]
Agricultural raw materials imports > % of merchandise imports 1.44 % [46th of 155]
Agriculture, value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita) 95.773 $ per capita [103rd of 164]
Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 295.872 $ per $1,000 of GDP [25th of 182]
Agriculture, value added > current US$ (per capita) 89.955 $ per capita [120th of 182]
Arable and permanent cropland 235 thousand hectares [137th of 148]
Arable and permanent cropland (per capita) 147.335 thousand hectares per 1 m [103rd of 148]
Arable land > % of land area 31.5 % of land area [21st of 199]
Arable land > hectares 315,000 hectares [136th of 199]
Arable land > hectares (per capita) 219.1 hectares per 1,000 peop [75th of 200]
Cereal production 86 thousand metric tons [125th of 149]
Cereal production (per capita) 0.0539185 thousand metric tons per [14th of 149]
Cereal production growth 6% [73rd of 149]
Cereal yield > kg per hectare 1,123 kg/ha [140th of 171]
Crop production index 65.6 % [181st of 182]
Fertilizer consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 25.4 100 g/ha of arable land [156th of 169]
Fertilizer consumption > metric tons 800 metric tons [152nd of 169]
Fertilizer consumption > metric tons (per capita) 0.573 metric tons per 1 milli [146th of 176]
Fertilizer use 3.4 kg [121st of 138]
Food production index 69 % [181st of 182]
Irrigated land > % of cropland 0.62 % [144th of 164]
Labor share 78.6% [14th of 149]
Land under cereal production > hectares 197,607 hectares [122nd of 176]
Land under cereal production > hectares (per capita) 130,254.918 hectares per 1,000 peop [43rd of 177]
Livestock production index 103.1 % [104th of 181]
Meat production 7 thousand metric tons [149th of 149]
Meat production (per capita) 0.00438871 thousand metric tons per [137th of 149]
Meat production growth 29% [74th of 149]
Permanent cropland > % of land area 0.5 % of land area [133rd of 187]
Permanent crops 5,000 hectares [157th of 181]
Permanent crops (per capita) 3.1348 hectares per 1,000 peopl [153rd of 181]
Products
rice, millet, sorghum, peanuts, corn, sesame, cassava, palm kernels; cattle, sheep, goats
Root and tuber production 6 thousand metric tons [146th of 149]
Root and tuber production (per capita) 0.00376176 thousand metric tons per [143rd of 149]
Root and tuber production growth 0% [107th of 149]
Tractor concentration 0.2 [137th of 147]
Tractors 45 [145th of 147]
Tractors (per capita) 28.2132 per 1 million people [133rd of 147]
Value added 39.59 [13th of 158]
value added > annual % growth 5 % [42nd of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ 145,294,800 constant 2000 US$ [122nd of 164]
value added > constant 2000 US$ (per capita) 95.773 constant 2000 US$ per c [103rd of 164]
value added > constant LCU 780886000
value added > current LCU 3899600000
value added > current US$ 136,468,900 $ [129th of 172]
value added > current US$ (per $ GDP) 295.872 $ per $1,000 of GDP [25th of 182]
value added > current US$ (per capita) 89.955 $ per capita [120th of 182]
value added per worker > constant 2000 US$ 239.82 constant 2000 US$ [131st of 163]
Workers per hectare 2.2 [18th of 148]


SOURCES
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2000; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; The World Bank

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gambia, The, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia, gambia

Transportation
 

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Airports 1 [215th of 247]
Airports (per $ GDP) 1.958 per billion $ of GDP [108th of 200]
Airports (per capita) 0.592 per million people [217th of 234]
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m 1 [102nd of 119]
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m 1 [105th of 157]
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m (per $ GDP) 2,409.639 per $1 trillion of GDP [2nd of 136]
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m (per capita) 0.592 per million people [41st of 156]
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m (per capita) 0.626959 per 1 million people [37th of 117]
Airports > With paved runways > Total 1 [203rd of 234]
Airports > With paved runways > Total (per $ GDP) 1.958 per billion $ of GDP [50th of 179]
Airports > With paved runways > Total (per capita) 0.592 per million people [194th of 228]
Highways > Paved 956 km [86th of 113]
Highways > Paved (per capita) 0.75 km per 1,000 people [60th of 108]
Highways > Total 2,700 km [94th of 118]
Highways > Total (per capita) 2.118 km per 1,000 people [82nd of 113]
Highways > Unpaved 1,744 km [79th of 113]
Highways > Unpaved (per capita) 1.368 km per 1,000 people [61st of 108]
Merchant marine > By type
passenger/cargo 4, petroleum tanker 1
Merchant marine > Foreign-owned 1 [108th of 122]
Merchant marine > Total 5 [129th of 157]
Merchant marine > Total (per $ GDP) 9.791 per billion $ of GDP [20th of 132]
Merchant marine > Total (per capita) 2.881 per million people [97th of 156]
Merchant marine > Total > Dwt 9,751 Dwt [133rd of 157]
Merchant marine > Total > Dwt (per $ GDP) 19.094 Dwt per million $ of GDP [38th of 129]
Merchant marine > Total > Dwt (per capita) 5.775 Dwt per 1,000 people [121st of 156]
Merchant marine > Total > GRT 32,064 GRT [117th of 157]
Merchant marine > Total > GRT (per $ GDP) 62.786 GRT per million $ of GDP [22nd of 130]
Merchant marine > Total > GRT (per capita) 18.991 GRT per 1,000 people [93rd of 156]
Ports and harbors Banjul
Ports and terminals Banjul
Railways 0 km [53rd of 86]
Railways (per capita) 0 km per 1,000 people [48th of 75]
Railways > Total 0 km [149th of 220]
Railways > Total (per $ GDP) 0 km per billion $ of GDP [141st of 189]
Railways > Total (per capita) 0 km per million people [148th of 218]
Roads, passengers carried > million passenger-km 16.1 million passenger-km [33rd of 33]
Roads, passengers carried > million passenger-km (per capita) 0.011 million passenger-km pe [33rd of 50]
Roads, paved > % of total roads 19.32 % [50th of 163]
Roads, total network > km 3,742 km [70th of 172]
Roadways > Paved 723 km [75th of 81]
Roadways > Total 3,742 km [74th of 85]
Roadways > Unpaved 3,019 km [59th of 79]
Transnational Issues > Disputes > international
attempts to stem refugees, cross-border raids, arms smuggling, other illegal activities, and political instability from separatist movement in southern Senegal's Casamance region
Travel services > % of commercial service exports 70.77 % [22nd of 153]
Travel services > % of commercial service imports 11.66 % [123rd of 153]
Vehicle abundance 1.83 per square km [92nd of 141]
Waterways 390 km [40th of 165]


SOURCES
All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005 World Bank Global Development Indicators, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gambia, The, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia, gambia

Taxation
 

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Average time to clear customs > days 4.95 days [10th of 39]
CPIA fiscal policy rating 3 [56th of 75]
Customs and other import duties > % of tax revenue 44.53 % [12th of 82]
Customs and other import duties > current LCU 331430000
Net taxes on products > constant LCU 457656700
Net taxes on products > current LCU 1235300000
Net taxes on products > current US$ 43,230,100 $ [123rd of 159]
Net taxes on products > current US$ (per $ GDP) 0.094 $ per $1 billion of GDP [74th of 174]
Net taxes on products > current US$ (per capita) 28.496 $ per 1 million people [106th of 174]
Other taxes > % of revenue 0.45 % [52nd of 91]
Other taxes > current LCU 3560000
Social contributions > % of revenue 0.25 % [38th of 78]
Social contributions > current LCU 2000000
Tax payments > number 47 [46th of 171]
Tax payments > number (per capita) 30.981 per 1 million people [26th of 170]
Tax rates > % of managers surveyed ranking this as a major business constraint 6.52 % [19th of 39]
Tax revenue > % of GDP 22.25 % [11th of 98]
Tax revenue > current LCU 744310000
Taxes on exports > % of tax revenue 0.19 % [19th of 36]
Taxes on exports > current LCU 1450000
Taxes on goods and services > % of revenue 32.1 % [12th of 98]
Taxes on goods and services > % value added of industry and services 12.34 % [9th of 89]
Taxes on goods and services > current LCU 256580000
Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of revenue 14.35 % [43rd of 98]
Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > % of total taxes 15.41 % [56th of 98]
Taxes on income, profits and capital gains > current LCU 114700000
Taxes on international trade > % of revenue 41.64 % [6th of 86]
Taxes on international trade > current LCU 332880000
Total tax rate > % of profit 291.4 % [1st of 171]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Gambia, The, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia, gambia

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