Catholic Church


Republic of The Gambia (Gambia)


Also known as: Gambia (Deutsch, español, Italiano, polski, latine), la Gambie (français), Gâmbia (Português), 甘比亞 (正體中文), ガンビア (日本語)

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Banjul

Population: 1,925,527

Area: 10,000 km²

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

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

Motto: Progress, Peace, Prosperity (English)

Neighbouring Countries: Senegal Senegal

Circumscriptions (1): Dioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Banjul

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Apostolic Nunciature: Gambia

Conference of Bishops: Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone (ITCABIC) Link Bishop Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell (56)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) LinkLink Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama (59)

as of 2017.12.02

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