Gambia

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.

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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 of 15,000 people on the western cost of the Gambia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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.

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

Gambia

Latitude of center
13.534° or 13° 32' 2.4" north
Longitude of center
-15.28° or 15° 16' 48" west
Population
1,710,000
Elevation
14 metres (46 feet)
Capital
Area
11,300 km² (4363 miles²)
Currency
Dalasi (GMD)
Phone code
220
Internet domain
.gm
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424297579
Geo­Names ID
2413451
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Gambya
  • Achinese: Gambia
  • Afar: Gambiya
  • Afrikaans: Gambië
  • Akan: Gambia
  • Albanian: Gambi
  • Albanian: Gambia
  • Amharic: ጋምቢያ
  • Arabic: Gambia
  • Arabic: غامبيا
  • Aragonese: Gambia
  • Armenian: Գամբիա
  • Arpitan: Gambie
  • Asturian: Gambia
  • Avaric: Gambia
  • Azerbaijani: Qambiya
  • Balinese: Gambia
  • Bambara: Gambia
  • Bambara: Ganbi
  • Banjar: Gambia
  • Bashkir: Гамбия
  • Basque: Gambia
  • Basque: Ganbia
  • Bavarian: Gambia
  • Belarusian: Гамбія
  • Bengali: গাম্বিয়া
  • Bengali: গ্যাম্বিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: गांबिया
  • Bishnupriya: গাম্বিয়া
  • Bosnian: Gambija
  • Breton: Gambia
  • Bulgarian: Гамбия
  • Burmese: ဂန်ဘီရာ
  • Burmese: ဂမ်ဘီယာနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Gàmbia
  • Cebuano: Gambia
  • Central Bikol: Gambya
  • Central Kurdish: گامبیا
  • Chavacano: Gambia
  • Chechen: Гамби
  • Chinese: Gambia
  • Chinese: Gāngbǐyà
  • Chinese: 冈比亚
  • Chinese: 冈比亚共和国
  • Chinese: 岡比亞
  • Chinese: 甘比亞
  • Chuvash: Гамби
  • Cornish: Gambi
  • Crimean Tatar: Gambiya
  • Croatian: Gambija
  • Czech: Gambie
  • Czech: Gambijská republika
  • Czech: Republika Gambie
  • Danish: Gambia
  • Dhivehi: ގެމްބިއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Gambiya
  • Dotyali: गाम्बिया
  • Dutch: GM
  • Dutch: GMB
  • Dutch: Gambia
  • Dutch: Republiek Gambia
  • Dzongkha: གྷེམ་བི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Гамбий
  • Egyptian Arabic: جامبيا
  • English: GAM
  • English: Islamic Republic of The Gambia
  • English: Islamic Republic of the Gambia
  • English: Republic of The Gambia
  • English: The Gambia
  • English: gm
  • English: 🇬🇲
  • Esperanto: Gambio
  • Esperanto: Islama Respubliko Gambio
  • Estonian: Gambia
  • Estonian: Gambia Vabariik
  • Ewe: Gambia
  • Ewe: Gambia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Gambia
  • Faroese: Gambia
  • Fiji Hindi: Gambia
  • Finnish: Gambia
  • Finnish: Gambian tasavalta
  • French: GM
  • French: Gambie
  • French: la République de Gambie
  • Fulah: Gammbi
  • Gagauz: Gambiya
  • Galician: Gambia
  • Galician: República de Gambia
  • Ganda: Gambia
  • Ganda: Gambya
  • Georgian: გამბია
  • German: Gambia
  • German: Republik Gambia
  • Greek: Γκάμπια
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Γκάμπια
  • Guarani: Gámbia
  • Guianese Creole French: Ganbi
  • Gujarati: ગામ્બિયા
  • Gujarati: ગેમ્બિયા
  • Haitian: Ganbi
  • Hakka Chinese: Gambia
  • Hausa: Gambia
  • Hausa: Gambiya
  • Hebrew: גאמביה
  • Hebrew: גמביה
  • Hindi: गाम्बिया
  • Hungarian: Gambia
  • Hungarian: Gambiai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Gambía
  • Ido: Gambia
  • Igbo: The Gambia
  • Iloko: Gambia
  • Inari Sami: Gambia
  • Inari Sami: Gambia täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Gambia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Gambia
  • Interlingue: The Gambia
  • Irish: An Ghaimbia
  • Irish: Gaimbia
  • Italian: Gambia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Giambia
  • Japanese: ガンビア
  • Japanese: ガンビア・イスラム共和国
  • Japanese: ガンビア共和国
  • Japanese: 岡比亜
  • Javanese: Gambia
  • Kabiyè: Kambii
  • Kabyle: Gambya
  • Kalaallisut: Gambia
  • Kalmyk: Гамбудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಗ್ಯಾಂಬಿಯ
  • Kannada: ಗ್ಯಾಂಬಿಯಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Gambiya
  • Kazakh: Гамбия
  • Khmer: ហ្គាំប៊ី
  • Kikuyu: Gambia
  • Kinyarwanda: Gambiya
  • Kirghiz: Гамбия
  • Kongo: Gambia
  • Korean: 감비아
  • Kotava: Gambia
  • Kurdish: Gambiya
  • Kurdish: گامبیا
  • Ladin: Gambia
  • Ladino: Gambia
  • Lao: Gambia
  • Lao: ແກມເບຍ
  • Latin: Gambia
  • Latvian: Gambija
  • Ligurian: Gambia
  • Limburgan: Gambia
  • Lingala: Gambi
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Gambia
  • Literary Chinese: 岡比亞
  • Lithuanian: Gambija
  • Livvi: Gambii
  • Lombard: Gambia
  • Low German: Gambia
  • Lower Sorbian: Gambija
  • Luba-Katanga: Gambi
  • Luxembourgish: Gambia
  • Macedo-Romanian: Gambia
  • Macedonian: Гамбија
  • Maithili: गाम्बिया
  • Malagasy: Gambia
  • Malay: Gambia
  • Malayalam: ഗാംബിയ
  • Maltese: Gambja
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Gambja
  • Manx: Yn Ghambia
  • Maori: Kamopia
  • Marathi: गांबिया
  • Marathi: गाम्बिया
  • Mazanderani: گامبیا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Gambia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gambia
  • Minangkabau: Gambia
  • Mingrelian: გამბია
  • Mon: ဂါမ်ဗဳယျာ
  • Mongolian: Гамби
  • Mongolian: ဂါမ်ဗဳယျာ
  • Moroccan Arabic: ڭامبيا
  • Moroccan Arabic: ݣامبيا
  • N'Ko: ߜ߭ߊ߲ߓߌ߫
  • Nauru: Gambiya
  • Navajo: Géémbiya
  • Nepali: गाम्बिया
  • Nepali: गाम्विया
  • Newari: गाम्बिया
  • North Ndebele: Gambiya
  • Northern Frisian: Gambia
  • Northern Luri: گامبیا
  • Northern Sami: Gambia
  • Northern Sami: Gambia dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Gambia islamalaš dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Gambia islamlaš dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Gámbia
  • Norwegian: Gambia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gambia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Gambia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gambia
  • Novial: Gambia
  • Nyanja: Gambia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Gambia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Gàmbia
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Gambia
  • Oriya: ଗାମ୍ବିଆ
  • Oromo: Gaambiyaa
  • Ossetian: Гамби
  • Pali: गाम्बिया
  • Pampanga: Gambia
  • Pampanga: The Gambia
  • Panjabi: ਗਾਂਬੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Gambia
  • Pedi: Gambia
  • Persian: گامبیا
  • Persian: گمبیا
  • Piemontese: Gambia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Gambia
  • Polish: Gambia
  • Polish: Islamska Republika Gambii
  • Polish: Republika Gambii
  • Portuguese: Categoria:Gâmbia
  • Portuguese: Gâmbia
  • Portuguese: República Islâmica da Gâmbia
  • Portuguese: República da Gâmbia
  • Portuguese: The Gambia
  • Portuguese: gm
  • Portuguese: 🇬🇲
  • Pushto: ګامبیا
  • Pushto: گامبيا
  • Quechua: Gambya
  • Romanian: Gambia
  • Romansh: Gambia
  • Rundi: Gambiya
  • Russia Buriat: Гамби
  • Russian: Гамбия
  • Russian: Республика Гамбия
  • Rusyn: Ґамбія
  • Sakizaya: Gambia
  • Samoan: Le Gambia
  • Samogitian: Gambėjė
  • Sango: Gambïi
  • Sanskrit: गाम्बिया
  • Sardinian: Gàmbia
  • Saterfriesisch: Gambia
  • Scots: The Gambie
  • Scottish Gaelic: A' Ghaimbia
  • Scottish Gaelic: A Ghaimbia
  • Serbian: Gambija
  • Serbian: Гамбија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gambija
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵမ်ႇပီးယႃး
  • Shona: Gambia
  • Sicilian: Gambia
  • Silesian: Gambijo
  • Sindhi: گيمبيا
  • Sinhala: ගැම්බියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Gambia
  • Skolt Sami: Gambia islaamlaž tääʹssväʹldd
  • Skolt Sami: Gambia tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Gambia
  • Slovenian: Gambija
  • Somali: Gambia
  • Somali: Gambiya
  • South Azerbaijani: قامبیا
  • South Azerbaijani: قامبییا
  • Southern Sotho: Gambia
  • Spanish: Gambia
  • Spanish: Republica de Gambia
  • Spanish: República de Gambia
  • Sundanese: Gambia
  • Swahili: Gambia
  • Swati: IGambiya
  • Swedish: Gambia
  • Swedish: Republiken Gambia
  • Swiss German: Gambia
  • Tagalog: Ang Gambiya
  • Tagalog: Gambia
  • Tajik: Гамбия
  • Tajik: Гомбиё
  • Tamil: காம்பியா
  • Tatar: Гамбия
  • Telugu: గాంబియా
  • Thai: ประเทศแกมเบีย
  • Thai: แกมเบีย
  • Tibetan: གེམ་བྷི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: གྷམ་བི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ጋምቢያ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kamipia
  • Tosk Albanian: Gambia
  • Tsonga: Gambiya
  • Tunisian Arabic: غامبيا
  • Turkish: Gambia
  • Turkish: Gambiya
  • Turkmen: Gambiýa
  • Udmurt: Гамбия
  • Uighur: گامبىيە
  • Ukrainian: Гамбія
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Гамбія
  • Ukrainian: Ґамбія
  • Upper Sorbian: Gambija
  • Urdu: گامبیا
  • Urdu: گیمبیا
  • Uzbek: Gambia
  • Venetian: Gambia
  • Veps: Gambii
  • Vietnamese: Gambia
  • Vietnamese: Găm-bi-a (Gambia)
  • Vietnamese: Găm-bi-a
  • Volapük: Gambiyän
  • Võro: Gambia
  • Waray (Philippines): Gambia
  • Welsh: Gambia
  • Welsh: Y Gambia
  • Western Balochi: گامبیا
  • Western Frisian: Gambia
  • Western Mari: Гамби
  • Western Panjabi: گیمبیا
  • Wolof: Gàmbi
  • Wu Chinese: 冈比亚
  • Yakut: Гамбия
  • Yiddish: די גאמביע
  • Yoruba: Gámbíà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Gambia
  • Yue Chinese: 甘比亞
  • Zeeuws: Gambia
  • Zhuang: Gambia
  • Zulu: IGambia
  • Zulu: i-Gambia
  • T' Gambia

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