Culture of Gambia
The population in Gambia is 1.5 million and has five major ethnic groups: the Mandinka, Fulani, Fula, Wolof, Jola, and the Serrahule. In Gambia, the most common language is English, but, most speak Wolof, Mandinka, and Fula. About 85%, Gambians are Muslim, 13% are christian, and 2% are animist. Gambians are self-confident, outgoing, postive about their life. Gambians take their time on actvities.
The Gambia's family is based on the extended family, three generations may all live together in the same household. Boys are not welcome to visit when visting a girl's home. People in the area eat rui or monno a (millet porridge), they breakfeasts are purchased from streets or prepared at home. Gambians spent their time at a festivals or ceremonies, and dancing, Gambia has beautiful beaches. In gambia, they listen to reggae, ndaga music, Wolof music from Senegal music, and kora music ( A string instrument from gourd.)
Gambians celebrated with festivals, ethinc dances, house parties, dances, and local wrestling.