Gambia

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Politics of the Gambia

Politics of the Gambia takes place in a framework of a presidential republic, whereby the President of the Gambia is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of the Gambia

Although the Gambia is the smallest country on mainland Africa, its culture is the product of very diverse influences.

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Geography of the Gambia

The Gambia is a very small and narrow country whose borders mirror the meandering Gambia River. It lies between latitudes 13° and 14°N, and longitudes 13° and 17°W.