Fort James

Fort James is a ruins in . Fort James is situated southeast of .

Notable Places in the Area

, formerly called James Island, is an island in the Gambia River, 30 km from the river mouth. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ruins
The or just Albreda Chapel, also Portuguese Chapel of San Domingo… is situated 3 km northwest of Fort James. Photo: Tjeerd Wiersma, CC BY 2.0.

Museum
is situated 3 km northwest of Fort James. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

Ruins
is situated 3½ km northwest of Fort James. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small town in the Gambia on the North Bank of the Gambia River, most famous as the reputed origin of Alex Haley's ancestor Kunta Kinte, as described in Haley's novel Roots. Photo: N3ddo!, CC BY 2.0.

Village
is a historic settlement in on the north bank of the Gambia River, variously described as a 'trading post' or a 'slave fort'. is situated 3 km northwest of Fort James. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

Village
is a town located in the of . is situated 9 km northwest of Fort James.

Fort James

Latitude
13.3174° or 13° 19' 2.7" north
Longitude
-16.3614° or 16° 21' 40.9" west
Open­Street­Map ID
way 151951874
Geo­Names ID
9647508
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