Banners, Images, And Monetary Forms Of The Gambia
Banners, Images, And Monetary Forms Of The Gambia

Banners, Images, And Monetary Forms Of The Gambia

The banner of The Gambia has three flat groups of red (top), blue and green, isolated by two slim white groups.

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The Gambia banner was formally taken on February 18, 1965, to supplant the British frontier banner, which had a blue ensign with Gambia’s crest. The Gambian banner was planned by Louis Thomas and has been the banner of the country since freedom, including the time of confederation with Senegal.

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The banner of The Gambia comprises of three equivalent even groups of red (top), blue and green, with the three groups isolated from one another by two meager white stripes. These varieties convey territorial, social and political implications. The red represents the sun and savanna because of the Gambia’s nearness to the Sun. The blue addresses the Gambia River, the fundamental element of the nation, and the green represents timberlands and agribusiness. Slim white stripes connote solidarity and harmony

History of the Flag of The Gambia

At the point when the British showed up in The Gambia, their point was to assume command over the district and make it a protectorate. The Gambia in the end turned into a protectorate inside Sierra Leone during the 1820s. In any case, in 1889, The Gambia turned into a different British state and took on the Colonia banner; the Blue ensign was destroyed with the Seal of The Gambia. This banner was flown in The Gambia until it was supplanted by the ongoing banner at the hour of freedom.

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Verifiable Flags of The Gambia

Banner of the Gambia Colony and Protectorate

Banner of the Gambia Colony and Protectorate (1889-1965). Picture credit: thomy/

Banner of the Gambia Colony and Protectorate (1889-1965). Picture credit: thomy/

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Public crest of The Gambia

Public crest of The Gambia

The escutcheon of The Gambia was made by Nicolas Potin and embraced in 1964 and held even after autonomy. The escutcheon of The Gambia shows two lions clutching a hatchet and spade (image of horticulture) and supporting a safeguard. A heraldic protective cap lays on top of the safeguard, and an oil palm. The public saying: Progress, Peace, Prosperity, is shown on a strip underneath. The two lions represent the historical backdrop of the Gambia as a feature of the British Empire and the country’s two fundamental ethnic gatherings; Fulani and Mandinka. The palm tree is a significant public tree in The Gambia.

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Song of devotion Title: The Gambia To Our Motherland

Author: Jeremy F. Howe

Lyricist: Virginia Julia Howe

Date of Adoption: 1965

The title of the public song of the devotion of The Gambia is “For the Gambia Our Homeland”. Jeremy F. Howe made the melody, which depended on a Mandinka customary tune called “Fode Kaba Dambuya”. The verses were composed by Virginia Julia Howe. Before freedom in 1965, a rivalry was held in The Gambia to pick the public song of praise, with “The Gambia for Our Homeland” arising as the best pick.

Our Motherland to The Gambia

To The Gambia, Our Motherland

We endeavor and work and implore,

that all live in solidarity,

Opportunity and harmony consistently.

Allow equity to direct our activities

towards the public interest,

furthermore, join our different individuals

To demonstrate the fellowship of man.

We promise our undaunted faithfulness,

We restore our commitment;

Keep us, the incomparable God of countries,

At any point valid for The Gambia.

The money of The Gambia is the Gambian Dalasi

The money of Gambia is known as Dalasi. The resources and responsibility of the Gambia Currency Board were changed in 1971 by the Central Bank of the Gambia. During that very year, the money was partitioned on the standard of 1 dalasi which is equivalent to 100 baht. The illustrious mint stamped the coins. Dalasi is called Hundred Butts. At first, the public authority of The Gambia was utilizing the Gambian pound which is comparable to 5 dalasis or 4 shillings. About 1, 5, 10, 25, and 50 coin divisions were presented in 1971. The 1 and 5 coins were printed from bronze, 10 were stamped from metal, and lastly, the 25 and 50 butts were produced using nickel. The new plan of the three divisions was duplicated from the past sections of 1, 2, and 4 shillings, while the lower categories were replicated from the past plans of 6, 1, and 3 pence coins. All coins delivered during this series included the picture of previous President Davda Jawara.


Later in 1987, another 1 dalasi coin was presented subsequent to being planned from a model of a 50 pence United Kingdom coin. This was acquainted with taking out the lower division money which was not frequently utilized. Another series of coins with another picture of the crest was presented in 1998. This new series coming up short on the image of President Davda Jawara. The old Jawara coins are as yet utilized as legitimate delicate, albeit the 1 Dalasi coins were diminished in size and weight. At present, just coins of 1, 25, and 50 butts are being used in The Gambia. The 1, 5 and 10 coins quit being available for use because of their decrease in esteem over the long haul.