The Gambia Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

Population: 1,797,860 (July 2011 est.)
Religion: Muslim 90%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 2%
Languages: English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars
Ethnic Groups: African 99% (Mandinka 42%, Fula 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, other 4%), non-African 1% (2003 census)
Major Cities – Population: BANJUL (capital) 436,000 (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Media Appearance

Are you working on a project relating to current events in The Gambia? Dr. Gabbay lends his cultural acumen and also bring a historical perspective to your topic with his extensive background in Gambian history as it fits into a broader Muslim world picture. You can view some of Dr. Gabbay’s media appearances on his YouTube channel here.


In Dr. Gabbay’s past consulting experience, he has dealt diligently with projects relating to Muslim culture, and Gambian specific world issues. Whether the consultation needs to be in a contemporary or historical context, he can act as an authority. He is a consultant with utmost attentiveness. If you are in the need of a consultant, Dr. Gabbay can lend unparalleled acumen to help make your project successful.

Source: CIA World Factbook

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If you’d like to discuss a project outside of the areas mentioned above, please contact Dr. Gabbay today.

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