Jammeh's departure ends a political crisis that erupted on his refusal to step down following last month's election defeat.
The outgoing leader's deadline to step down has expired. Now, Gambians and tourists are fleeing and West African forces are ready for military intervention to ensure the elected president Adama Barrow takes office.
When Yaha Jammeh seized power in 1994, he vowed to rule for "a billion years" but 22 years later, the tiny West African nation has a new president.
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