Der Sandugu Bolong ist ein Fluss in den westafrikanischen Staaten Senegal und Gambia. In Senegal ist er als Sandougou bekannt. Auch der Name Sami Bolong (andere Schreibweise Sani Bolong) wird verwendet. Als Sandougou ist er der längste Nebenfluss des Gambia.
Kanifing (also Kanifeng) is a town in the Kanifing Local Government Area of the Gambia. It is located near Serekunda, the largest urban area in the country.
The State House is the official residence of the president of the Gambia. It was built in colonial days and was the residence of the governor of the Gambia. Then known as the Government House, it became the residence of the Governor General following Independence before republic status was attained.
Kulari is a village in the Gambia. It is located in tumana District in the Upper River Division. As of the 2013 census, the village had a population of 6,021, up from 3,370 reported in the 2003 census. It is connected by road to Basse Santa Su.
The National Museum of The Gambia is a Gambian cultural museum located in Banjul. It is home to historical documents and displays concerning the History of the Gambia.
Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) is a tertiary referral hospital in Banjul, the capital city of The Gambia. It is the largest hospital in the country, originally founded by British colonialists in 1853. Until 2013, it was known as the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH).
The Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral or simply Banjul Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic church located in Banjul the capital of the African country of Gambia.
Suduwol is a village in Upper River Division, Gambia. It is a Soninke-speaking village with a population of approximately 3780. The village is made of seven tributes (Tunkara, Jaguraga, Sillah, Nimaga, Trawally, Sinera and Kanteh, and minority tribes including sawaneh and samura kunda, Kaira kunda, Danjo, Dambelly, ). It is currently ruled by the Tunkara tribe which holds positions such as Head of the city (Degumee) and Imam. ( Jaguraga kunda holds all other leadership positions. This was the agreement of the founders of the village according to oral historians )
Allunhari is a town in eastern Gambia. It is located in Fulladu East District in the Upper River Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 5,573.
The National Library of The Gambia is located in Banjul, Gambia. The library was originally operated by the British Council till 1946 and was renamed to the National Library of The Gambia by 1971. The library is maintained and administered by The Gambia National Library Services Authority (GNLSA). As of 2016, the library had a collection of 115,500 books and 85 periodicals. It had more than 42 staff and more than 276 members.
American International University West Africa established The Gambia campus in January 2011 in Serekunda. The University offers medical program leading to Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree. The curriculum is based on American Medical Schools systems. The University is open to students from Africa. AIU Health Science Center consists of 5 colleges: College of Medicine (6 year Program), College of Dentistry (5 year program), College of Pharmacy (5 year program), College of Nursing (3 year program), College of Health Professionals: MLT (2 year program). AIUWA admit students three times a year. The first campus is located at 89 Kairaba Avenue, KSMD, Fajara, The Gambia. 201 students from 14 countries enrolled in 2013. A new campus has being constructed at Kanifing Institutional Area. 120,000 square foot campus houses State of Art classrooms, Laboratories, Library, Conference rooms and other Students facilities. Construction of the new campus started in April 2013 and was completed by end of 2016. It has since graduated a high numbers of Nurses who are helping the Health sector of the county in various parts and most of the graduants are out of the country for further educations(such as Masters) or working with International Organizations such as WHO, UN MRC. although a large number of the students in the school, popularly known as AIUWA are international students, most have them are doing well in their countries. The school is accredited by National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Agency (NAQAA) which was established in 2015. AIUWA is a great place to be and most of the Lecturers in the school are Professors, PhDs and Masters holders.
King George V Stadium – to stadion piłkarski w Bandżulu, stolicy Gambii. Jest obecnie używany głównie dla meczów piłki nożnej i jest domową areną klubów piłkarskich GAMTEL Bandżul, Real Bandżul i Young Africans FC. Stadion może pomieścić 3 000 widzów.
Basse Santa Su, usually known as Basse, is a town in the Gambia, lying on the south bank of the River Gambia. The easternmost major town in the nation, it is the capital of the Upper River Region and is known for its important market. As of 2009 it has an estimated population of 18,414.
The Central Bank of The Gambia is the central bank of The Gambia. Its name is abbreviated to CBG. The bank is located in Banjul and was established in 1971. Buah Saidy is the current Governor.
Kanifing Municipal (deutsch Gemeinde Kanifing) ist eine Gemeinde im westafrikanischen Staat Gambia. Sie gehört in der Verwaltungsgliederung Gambias, neben den Regionen und der City of Banjul als eigener Verwaltungsbezirk in der obersten Ebene der Verwaltungseinheiten.
Gunjur is a small coastal town in south-western Gambia. It is located in Kombo South District in the Western Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 17,520.
Brikama is one of the largest cities in the Gambia. It is also called 'Satey Ba' by the locals, meaning "big town". It lies southwest of the country's capital, Banjul. Brikama is the headquarters of the Brikama Local Government Area (formerly the Western Division), and is the largest city in the region containing over twenty five wards with a population of over 100,000. Brikama is very rich in culture and is also a center of the Gambian music industry with many famous musicians coming from Brikama.
Kanilai is a village in southern Gambia, near the border with Senegal. Former president of The Gambia Yahya Jammeh was born in this village and expanded it after coming to power. Previously, the town had been a quiet backwater, home to small-scale maize and groundnut farmers and little else. It is now home to a presidential palace, a wrestling arena, a luxury hotel and a game park and zoo. The zoo, which Jammeh said would allow Gambians to "experience African wildlife", was unsuccessful at first, with animals dying due to hunting, predation and insufficient food.
Kartung or Kartong is a coastal village in south-western Gambia on the border with Senegal. It is located approximately 60 kilometres from Banjul and 9.5 kilometres from Gunjur. It is located in Kombo South District in the Western Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 5213.
Banjul (UK: , US: ), officially the City of Banjul, is the capital and fourth largest city of The Gambia. 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 most densely populated metropolitan area. Banjul is on St Mary's Island (Banjul Island), where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. The population of the city proper is 31,301, with the Greater Banjul Area, which includes the City of Banjul and the Kanifing Municipal Council, at a population of 413,397 (2013 census). The island is connected to the mainland to the west and the rest of Greater Banjul Area via bridges. There are also ferries linking Banjul to the mainland at the other side of the river.
Kunta Kinteh Island, formerly called James Island and St Andrew's Island, is an island in the Gambia River, 30 km (19 mi) from the river mouth and near Juffureh in the Republic of the Gambia. Fort James is located on the island. It is less than 3.2 km (2 miles) from Albreda on the river's northern bank.
Serekunda (proper: Sayerr Kunda or Sere Kunda, Arabic: سيريكوندا, sometimes spelled Serrekunda) is the largest urban centre in The Gambia. It is situated close to the Atlantic coast, 13 km (8 mi) south-west of the capital, Banjul, and is formed of nine villages which have grown together into a larger urban area.
MacCarthy Island, also known as Lemain Island or Janjanbureh Island, is an island located approximately 170 miles (272 km) upriver from the mouth of the Gambia River, in eastern Gambia, in the Janjanbureh District. Located on the island is the second-largest town in the country, Janjanbureh, but on many maps it still appears by its European name of Georgetown. In addition to being a destination for some wildlife tourists, the island is also the home of Gambia's largest prison.
Kanifing is one of eight Local Government Areas in The Gambia. The municipality has the largest population of any of the administrative districts in Gambia, and lies immediately west of the City of Banjul. It includes Serrekunda, the largest urban area in the Gambia, as well as the Atlantic coastal resorts in which most of the region's hotels are to be found.
Brikama Ba is a small town in central Gambia. It is located in Niamina East District in the Central River Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 4343.
Abuko is a town in the West Coast Division of the Gambia, five miles southwest of the capital Banjul. It is located in the district of Kombo North/Saint Mary to the north of Banjul International Airport and Abuko Nature Reserve.
Abuko National Park is a nature reserve in the Gambia lying south of the town of Abuko. It is a popular tourist attraction and was the country's first designated wildlife reserve.
Yundum is a small town in Gambia, south of the capital, Banjul. It is situated adjacent to the country's international airport.
Independence Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Bakau, Gambia. It is currently used mostly for football matches, although it is also used for athletics, concerts, political events, trade fairs and national celebrations. The stadium holds 40,000 people.
Ghana Town is a small coastal fishing town in western Gambia. It is located in Kombo North/Saint Mary District in the Western Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 1, 397.
Amdalai is a town in western Gambia. It is located in Kombo North/Saint Mary District in the Western Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 1,245.
River Gambia National Park is a national park in the Gambia.
Die King Fahad Mosque (Great Mosque, Jammeh-Moschee) ist die größte Moschee in Banjul, der Hauptstadt des westafrikanischen Staates Gambia.
Lamin is a town located in the North Bank Division of the Gambia. It should not be confused with the larger city of Lamin located in the Western Division near the national capital, Banjul.
Arch 22 is a commemorative arch on the road into Banjul in the Gambia. It was built in 1996 to mark the military coup d'état of July 22, 1994, through which Yahya Jammeh and his Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council overthrew the democratically elected Gambian government.
Banjul International Airport, also known as Yundum International (IATA: BJL, ICAO: GBYD), is the international airport of Banjul, capital of the Gambia, built during World War II.
Baja Kunda is a town in eastern Gambia. It is located in Wuli District in the Upper River Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 5,924.
Bakadaji is a town in eastern Gambia. It is located in Fulladu East District in the Upper River Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 2,151.
Bakau is a town on the Atlantic coast of Gambia, west of Gambia's capital city of Banjul. It is known for its botanical gardens, its crocodile pool Bakau Kachikally and for the beaches at Cape Point. Bakau is the first major suburb outside Banjul and the most developed town in the Gambia. Close to Bakau and Banjul is Gambia's largest city, Serekunda.
Bambali is a town in eastern Gambia. It is located in Upper Baddibu District in the North Bank Division. As of 2012, it has an estimated population of 1,264.
Der Banjul City Council (BCC oder selten BanCC) ist der Stadtrat Banjuls, Hauptstadt des westafrikanischen Staat Gambia. Dem Stadtrat steht ein Lord Mayor (englisch Lord Mayor of Banjul) vor. Seit den Regionalwahlen in Gambia 2018 am 12. Mai 2018, ist Rohey Malick Lowe (United Democratic Party) Amtsinhaberin dieser Position. Gleichzeitig wird das Gebäude, in dem Gemeinderat tagt, als Banjul City Council bezeichnet.
Bansang is a town in the Central River Division of the Gambia, with a population of 8,843 (2012). Although the official government center of the Division is located in Janjanbureh downstream, Bansang has better access to the more affluent coastal region of the country, and is sometimes considered the unofficial "upcountry" economic capital.
Bantanto is a town in central Gambia. It is located in Niamina East District in the Central River Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 1,322.
Bantunding is a village in the Gambia. It is located in Wuli East District in the Upper River Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 1114. Bantunding is home to several traditional rulers locally known as (Seyfo). The last chief from the village is called Sergeant Madi Wally. Madi Wally’ Father Jumu Wally also served as chief.
Barrow Kunda is a town in the Gambia. Barrow is the name of the Alkalo (village chief) and Kunda means compound. It is located in Wuli District in the Upper River Division. There is another Barrow Kunda located in Foni Kansala district which is not to be confused with this Barrow Kunda. The Barrow Kunda in Foni Kansala District (Bwiam) has a newly built modern hospital and also a new indoor market which as of mid-2010 is still unopened. The main road S. Bank Road runs through the village. The Alkalo is intending to put the town on the map as a modern town so he is offering land to foreigners who would like to settle in this rural location at a lower cost compared to other more coastal or town based areas. A growing number of foreign nationals have bought and own land in Barrow Kunda. There are also some new developments due to begin construction in 2012, so this village although quiet and rural is set to become modern whilst retaining its calm and peaceful rural location. Those who want rural but modern should consider Barrow Kunda in Foni Kansala District (Bwiam). The Barrow Kunda in Wuli District has as of 2009, an estimated population of 1 730.
Upper River was one of the five Divisions of the Gambia. Its capital was Basse Santa Su. It was subsequently reorganised as the Basse Local Government Area, without any change in the area covered.
Lower River Division is one of the five administrative divisions of the Gambia. Its capital is Mansa Konko. The city and area council elections were held during April 2002, when Wally S.M. Sanneh, an APRC candidate became the Mayor, winning unopposed. The council was led by Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC), which won all the 12 seats.
Central River was the largest of the five administrative divisions of the Gambia. Its capital was Janjanbureh (formerly Georgetown), on MacCarthy Island. The largest settlement was Bansang, with an estimated population in 2008 of 8,381.
West Coast Region, originally the Western Division, also known as Foni or Fonyi, was one of the five administrative divisions of the Gambia. Its capital was Brikama. It was subsequently reorganised as the Brikama Local Government Area (LGA), without any change in the area covered.
North Bank was one of the five administrative divisions of the Gambia. Its capital was Kerewan. It was subsequently reorganised as the Kerewan Local Government Area (LGA), without any change in the area covered.
Bijilo Forest Park, often known as Monkey Park, is a forest park in the Gambia, lying in the coastal zone about 11 km west of Banjul the Kombo Saint Mary District.
Boro Kanda Kassy is a town in the Gambia. It is located in Wuli District in the Upper River Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 1091.
Brifu is a town in the Gambia. It is located in Wuli District in the Upper River Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 1 440.
Niumi National Park is a national park in The Gambia. The occupies the coastal strip in the northern region of the country, in the southern tip of the Sine-Saloum Delta. It covers an area of approximately 4,940 ha (49.4 square km) and encompasses a range of types of wetlands and vegetation, from freshwater marsh to sand spits and brackish lagoons. Rhizophora mangrove forest is abundant in the park, and its swamp and mudflats are an important sheltering ground for birds, with over 200 species found here.
Die Chamoi Bridge ist eine Straßenbrücke im westafrikanischen Staat Gambia. Die rund 22 Meter lange Brücke überspannt den Prufu Bolong südlich von Chamoi und rund fünf Kilometer östlich von Basse Santa Su. Sie überführt die South Bank Road und wurde nach 1994 unter der Regierung Jammeh mit einer Investitionssumme von drei Millionen Dalasi errichtet.
Mansa Konko is a town in the Gambia, lying north of Soma. It is the capital of the Lower River Division. Formerly the home of an important chief. Mansa Konko translates as "the hill of kings" in Mandinka. It was later an administrative centre under the British, from which time some buildings survive. Mansa Konko is presently the administrative town of lower river region hosting most of the government institutions.
Brufut, The Gambia is a town located in the Western Division of the Gambia. The town of Brufut is situated a couple of kilometres inland from the coastal road, but the name Brufut is applied to an area extending from around the town, out to the coast. It has a main street with a market, and some government offices, it is reached via a 'red' sandy unmade road from the coastal road, from Brusabi on one side to Ghana Town on the other side. The area is a fast developing location because of its highly developed infra structure. It is easy to reach from the capital, Banjul, the economic centre, Serrekunda, and the tourist area of the Sennegambia Strip by the AU Coastal Highway from the turntable in Brusabi going towards Tanjii and situated on a slight hill giving direct views to the unspoiled sandy beaches and the Atlantic Ocean.
Janjanbureh or Jangjangbureh is a town, founded in 1832, on Janjanbureh Island, also known as MacCarthy Island, in the Gambia River in eastern Gambia. Until 1995, it was known as Georgetown and was the second largest town in the country. It was the capital of the former Central River Division and is best known as home to Gambia's main prison. The Wassu stone circles lie 22 km northwest of Lamin Koto, on the north bank across from Janjanbureh.
Albreda is a historic settlement in the Gambia on the north bank of the Gambia River, variously described as a 'trading post' or a 'slave fort'. It is located near Jufureh in the North Bank Division and an arch stands on the beach connecting the two places. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 1,776.
Bwiam, or Bwiam-Kankuntu, is a small town in southwestern Gambia. It is located in Foni Kansala District in the Western Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 3,834.
Chamoi is a town in the Gambia. It is located in Fulladu East District in the Upper River Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 197.
Kuntaur is a town located in the Central River Division of the Gambia.
Tanji is a town in Gambia, along the Atlantic coast. It is primarily a fishing town with a population of 14,531 according to the 2013 population census. The population of the town has been growing dramatically due to urban and rural migration, drawn by the fishing industry and suitable location. The Tanje Village Museum is where artisans and craftsmen engage in traditional crafts. The Tanji Bird Reserve is located 3 kilometers from the village.
Farafenni or Farafegni is a town in the Gambia, lying on the Trans-Gambia Highway in the North Bank Division, just south of the border with Senegal. It is an important market town.
Soma is a town in The Gambia, lying south of the River Gambia. It is an important crossroads, where the main east–west road in the country crosses the Trans-Gambia Highway and it also sits between Northern and Southern Senegal. A vibrant market town and an economic hub of the region, known for its assortments of cooked meat locally known as 'dibitair'. The town has a number of higher learning centers. The town has three Lower Basic Schools; Soma Proper, Soma New and Notre Dame Lower Basic School. Soma Senior Secondary School is located at Sare Mawdo neighborhood of the town and Tahir Senior Secondary School attract thousands of students to the town. Soma has seen a robust response from its citizens living abroad and locally by forming associations to initiate developments to the town. Soma Sitaba Foundation for Development and Soma One Big Family are two important charitable organizations in town. Association Of Soma-America that is formed by Soma people in America is also aimed to fulfill similar purposes.
Essau is a small town in north-western Gambia. It is located in Lower Niumi District in the North Bank Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 6,670.
Fatoto is a small town in eastern Gambia on the Gambia River. It is located in Kantora District in the Upper River Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 1,685.
Fort Bullen war eine Festung an der Mündung des Gambia-Flusses am Barra Point in der Nähe der Stadt Barra. Die Ruinen sind als Kunta Kinteh Island und zugehörige Stätten in die Liste der UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe aufgenommen worden.
Kerewan is a town in the Gambia, built by Mamadi Safiyatu Fatty some 400 years ago. Located beside the Miniminiyang Bolong, about 60 km from the capital Banjul. It is the Administrative headquarters of the North Bank Division.
The Gambia Senior Secondary School (formerly the Gambia High School) is a school in Box Bar Road, Banjul, Gambia, founded by Wesleyan missionaries. It has educated two leaders of Gambia.
The Gambia Radio & Television Service is the national broadcaster of the West African state of the Gambia. Gambia Radio & Television Service currently broadcasts in English and native local languages.
Gambissara is a small town in south-eastern Gambia near the border with Senegal. It is located in Fulladu West District in the Upper River Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 10,102.
Garowol or Garawoll is a small town in eastern Gambia near the border with Senegal. It is located in Kantora District in the Upper River Division. As of 2012, it has an estimated population of 8,124.
Aljamdu is a town in western Gambia. It is located in Upper Niumi District in the North Bank Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 1,100.
Upper Niumi is one of the six districts of the North Bank Division of the Gambia which is located in West Africa The remaining five districts are: Lower Niumi, Jokadu, Lower Baddibu, Central Baddibu and Upper Baddibu.
Kiang Central is one of the six districts of the Lower River Division of the Gambia. Along with Kiang East and Kiang West, it makes up the Kiang area.
Kombo North/Saint Mary is one of the nine districts of the Gambia's Brikama Local Government Area (formerly known as the Western Division), which is located to the south of the Gambia River in the southwest of the country. Kombo North/Saint Mary is in the northwest of the LGA, between Kombo South and Kanifing LGA. It is the only district in the LGA with coasts on both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gambia River, and is the most populated district in the LGA, with 344,756 inhabitants at the 2013 Census.
Kiang West is one of the six districts of the Lower River Division of the Gambia. Along with Kiang Central and Kiang East, it makes up the Kiang area.
Kiang East is one of the six districts of the Lower River Division of the Gambia. Along with Kiang Central and Kiang West, it makes up the Kiang area.
Jufureh (also spelled Juffureh or Juffure) is a town in the Gambia, 30 kilometers inland on the north bank of the River Gambia in the North Bank Division near James Island. The town is home to a museum and Fort Jillifree.
The Kachikally crocodile pool is located in the heart of Bakau, Gambia, about 10 miles (16 km) from the capital Banjul. It is one of three sacred crocodile pools used as sites for fertility rituals. The others are Folonko in Kombo South and Berending on the north bank.
Kiang West National Park is one of the largest and most important wildlife reserves in the Gambia. It was declared a national park in 1987 and is managed by the Gambia Department of Parks and Wildlife Management.
Pakali Ba is a riverside settlement in the Gambia. It is in the Jarra East area of the Lower River Division.
The Gambia Colony and Protectorate was the British colonial administration of the Gambia from 1821 to 1965, part of the British Empire in the New Imperialism era. The colony was the immediate area surrounding Bathurst (now Banjul), and the protectorate was the inland territory situated around the Gambia River, which was declared in 1894.
Das Tanje Village Museum (andere Schreibweise Tanji Village Museum) ist ein Museum im westafrikanischen Staat Gambia. Das Museum liegt Ort Tanji an der Coastal Road und ist nach eigenen Aussagen das erste privat betriebene Museum in Gambia.
Das Bwiam General Hospital (bis 2017: Sulayman Jungkung [Jammeh] General Hospital, oder Jemus Junkung Hospital) ist ein staatliches Krankenhaus im westafrikanischen Staat Gambia. Es liegt im Osten der West Coast Region, am östlichen Rand des rund 3000 Einwohner zählenden Ortes Bwiam.
Talinding Kunjang (Schreibvariante: Talinding und Tallinding) ist ein Ortsteil der Gemeinde Kanifing (englisch Kanifing Municipal) im westafrikanischen Staat Gambia.
Sankandi is a town in the Lower River Division of the Gambia. It is in Kiang West district. In 2007, 585 people lived in Sankandi. In its history two Britons, who tried to make peace, were murdered in 1900. The Britons fought back and crushed the village.
Between 1965 and 1970, the Gambia was an independent sovereign state that shared its head of state with the United Kingdom and other states headed by Queen Elizabeth II. It was a predecessor to the modern-day republic of The Gambia.
The Senegambia bridge, also known as the Trans-Gambia Bridge, is a bridge in The Gambia that carries the Trans-Gambia Highway connecting northern and southern Gambia. It also provides access to the isolated Casamance province from the rest of Senegal. A bridge had been proposed for this location in 1956 but political considerations delayed construction which finally began in 2015. Construction was funded largely by a loan of US$ 65 million from the African Development Bank, with remaining funding coming from the Gambian government. Construction works were carried out by a joint venture of Spanish company Isolux Corsán and the Senegalese Arezki Group.