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Population, Population Characteristics

Serrekunda, Banjul, Bathurst, seaport, Gambia

The population of The Gambia (2002 estimate) is 1,455,842, making it one of the least populous countries of Africa. Still, the country has an overall population density of 129 persons per sq km (334 per sq mi), and the population is increasing at a rate of 3.1 percent a year. Banjul, formerly called Bathurst, is the capital and only seaport. The largest city is Serrekunda.

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