The Gambia is a small, narrow country along the length of the Gambia River in , almost completely surrounded by . Besides beaches and wildlife, the Gambia is known for the town of , made famous by Alex Haley's Roots.

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is the second largest city in and capital of Gambia. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest urban centre in The Gambia. Photo: Ikiwaner, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

is city in Western Gambia and with a population of over 57,000, one of the largest in the Gambia. Photo: Zcarstvnz, CC BY-SA 4.0.


or Jangjangbureh is a town, founded in 1832, on Island, also known as , in the Gambia River in eastern Gambia.

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.

is a fishing village on the western cost of the Gambia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, The Gambia is a town located in the Western Division of the Gambia.

is a small town in Gambia, south of the capital, .

is a small coastal town in south-western Gambia. Photo: Atamari, CC BY-SA 2.5.


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