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The Gambia
Gambia, The: World Factbook, 2009[1]


11,295 sq km


1,782,893 (July 2009)


English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars


Muslim 90%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 2%


African 99% (Mandinka 42%, Fula 18%, Wolof 16%, Jola 10%, Serahuli 9%, other 4%), non-African 1% (2003 census)[2]

Groups Associated with MWC

1 (2006)

Membership in MWC Affiliated Churches

39 (2006)

The Gambia is a country in western Africa with a population of 1,782,893 (July 2009 estimate).[3] It is bordered on the north, east, and south by Senegal.[4] In 2006 there was one organized Anabaptist-related group officially associated with Mennonite World Conference (MWC) with 39 total members.[5]

Click the following link to learn more about other Anabaptist-related groups in Africa.

Anabaptist-Related Groups

In 2006 there was one Anabaptist-related groups officially associated with MWC in The Gambia:

Annotated Bibliography

External Links


  1. "Gambia, The," CIA World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ga.html (accessed 7 August 2009).
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid.
  4. Ibid.
  5. "2006 Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership," Mennonite World Conference. http://www.mwc-cmm.org/en15/PDF-PPT/2006mbictotal.pdf (accessed 7 August 2009).