Portuguese Chapel of Albreda

The Portuguese Chapel of Albreda or just Albreda Chapel, also Portuguese Chapel of San Domingo, is the name given to a Catholic chapel built by Portuguese explorers in the fifteenth century in the area of which is now a part of the African country of Gambia.

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.

is situated 440 metres northeast of Portuguese Chapel of Albreda. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 150 metres east of Portuguese Chapel of Albreda. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 520 metres north of Portuguese Chapel of Albreda. Photo: jbdodane, CC BY 2.0.

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

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 town located in the of . is situated 5 km west of Portuguese Chapel of Albreda.

Portuguese Chapel of Albreda

13.3335° or 13° 20' 0.7" north
-16.3853° or 16° 23' 7.1" west
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