GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Gambia is a small West-African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It is known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River. Abundant wildlife in its Kiang West National Park and Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve includes monkeys, leopards, hippos, hyenas and rare birds. The capital, Banjul, and nearby Serrekunda offer access to beaches.

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COUNTRY FACTS

POPULATION

1,595,000

RELIGION

Muslim, Christian

CAPITAL

Banjul (372,000)

LIFE EXPECTANCY

53

GDP PER CAPITA

U.S. $1,800

AREA

11,295 square kilometers (4,361 square miles)

LANGUAGE

English, Mandinka, Wolof, Fula

LITERACY PERCENT

40

FABIO'S REVIEW

Yellow-Visiting

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LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

Fabio's LifeTour - Gambia (1984) - Banjul - 9401 COVER

BANJUL

Banjul is the capital city of Gambia. The city sits on an island where the Gambia River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Its colonial buildings include the National Museum, dedicated to Gambian culture and history. Vendors at the lively Albert Market sell colorful textiles and local produce. The city's main entrance is marked by the immense, columned Arch 22 gateway.

BANJUL

Fabio's LifeTour - Gambia (1984) - Banjul - 9401 COVER

Banjul is the capital city of Gambia. The city sits on an island where the Gambia River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Its colonial buildings include the National Museum, dedicated to Gambian culture and history. Vendors at the lively Albert Market sell colorful textiles and local produce. The city's main entrance is marked by the immense, columned Arch 22 gateway.

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