Postage stamps and postal history of the Gambia

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A 1912 stamp of the Gambia.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of the Gambia.

The Gambia is a country in West Africa surrounded by Senegal except for a short coastline on the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The Gambia River, from which the country takes its name, flows through it. The capital city is Banjul.

First stamps[edit]

The first stamps of Gambia were issued in March 1869.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Gambia. Sandafayre Stamp Atlas. Retrieved 19 August 2011.

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