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.


is the second largest city in and capital of .

, formerly called James Island, is an island in the Gambia River, 30 km from the river mouth.

is city in and with a population of over 57,000, one of the largest in the Gambia.

is the largest city in the . is with a population of 340,000 the largest urban area in the Gambia.

is a small town in 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.

is a town at the Atlantic Ocean in .

is a fishing village on the western cost of .

is a city in .

is a small village in . There are direct buses from Brikama, the journey takes about 1 hour and costs approx.

is a city in Upriver .

is a city in . lies south of the capital of Gambia, Banjul, and is situated right next to the international airport of it.


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