State House of the Gambia

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The State House is the official residence of the president of the Gambia. It was built in colonial days and was the residence of the governor of the Gambia. Then known as the Government House, it became the residence of the Governor General following Independence before republic status was attained.

According to the former president, Yahya Jammeh, the British did not build the state house.[1]

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Coordinates: 13°27′22″N 16°34′28″W / 13.45611°N 16.57444°W / 13.45611; -16.57444


  1. ^ [1], Daily Observer, July 28, 2010