Banjul, officially the City of Banjul, is the capital and fourth largest city of . It is the centre of the eponymous administrative division which is home to an estimated 400,000 residents, making it The Gambia's largest and densely populated metropolitan area.

Landmarks in the Area

The National Museum of The Gambia is a Gambian cultural museum located in .

Public building
The State House is the official residence of the president of the Gambia.

The Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital is the central hospital in , , and the largest hospital in the country. Photo: Atamari, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Albert Market is a street market in , . Photo: Atamari, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Barra, traditionally known as Niumi, is a city in , located in the district of Lower Niumi. is situated 5 km northeast of Banjul. Photo: Jongleur100, Public domain.

Essau is a small town in north-western . It is located in Lower Niumi District in the North Bank Division. is situated 5 km northeast of Banjul.


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