Gambia Independence Day Templates
Create Gambia Independence Day cards, flyers, posters, and social media visuals on Design Wizard. Browse our selection of Gambia Independence Day templates in our design library. Choose your template, personalize your design and download your final graphic. Here's how to get started.
Craft a Design for Gambia Independence Day
Step 1: Browse our Gambia Independence Day templates or if you prefer to experiment a little more, start from scratch on an empty canvas.
Step 2: Adjust text and colors on your template. Tweak font style, size, and line spacing. Search for Gambia Independence Day images and icons in the Design Wizard library and add your new background.
Step 3: Save and download your new card, invitation, flyer, or poster. Print it or share it directly to social media.
The History of Gambia Independence Day
On 18th February, the West African country of Gambia commemorates its independence from British rule gained in 1965. On this public holiday, the people of Gambia also remember that they were the last colony. Looking back at 300 years of colonial rule, Gambia was part of the Portuguese empire under French rule before becoming one of many British colonies in 1765.
An agreement between the British and the Gambian government in 1964 eventually led to its independence as a constitutional monarchy. The People's Progressive Party leader David Jawara became the first prime minister while Queen Elizabeth II is represented by a governor-general.