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Banjul is the Gambian capital and the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.The Gambia shares historical roots with many other West African nations in the slave trade, which was the key factor in the placing and keeping of a colony on the Gambia River, first by the Portuguese, during which era it was known as A Gâmbia.As many as three million people may have been taken as slaves from this general region during the three centuries that the transatlantic slave trade operated.It is not known how many people were taken as slaves by intertribal wars or Muslim traders before the transatlantic slave trade began.Adama Barrow became The Gambia's third president in January 2017, after defeating Jammeh in December 2016 elections.Jammeh initially accepted the results, then refused to accept them, which triggered a constitutional crisis and military intervention by the Economic Community of West African States, resulting in his exile.In 1807, the United Kingdom abolished the slave trade throughout its empire.
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), officially the Republic of The Gambia, is a country in West Africa that is almost entirely surrounded by Senegal with the exception of its western coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. The Gambia is situated on both sides of the lower reaches of the Gambia River, the nation's namesake, which flows through the centre of The Gambia and empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
It has an area of 10,689 square kilometres (4,127 sq mi) with a population of 1,857,181 as of the April 2013 census.
At the beginning of the 14th century, most of what is today called The Gambia was part of the Mali Empire.
The Portuguese reached this area by sea in the mid-15th century, and began to dominate overseas trade.