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Gambia on World Map

by Vishal Kumar

The Republic of The Gambia is a country located in West Africa, surrounded on three sides by Senegal, and bordering the Atlantic Ocean on its west.


Gambia on World Map

Where is The Gambia ?

Located in West Africa, The Gambia is almost entirely surrounded by Senegal, except for its 80 kilometers (50 miles) of coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. The Gambia is the smallest country on the African continent, with an area of 11,295 square kilometers (4,007 square miles). The Gambia was named for the Gambia River that flows through it, and over 1,300 square kilometers of the country’s territory is water.

With a latitude entirely between 13° and 14°N, The Gambia is a narrow country not far from the equator. The Gambia has five main and one city: Lower River (Mansa Konko), Central River (Janjanbureh), North Bank (Kerewan), Upper River (Basse), Western (Brikama), and Banjul, the capital city.

The country of Gambia is in the Africa continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 13.4171° N, 15.9523° W.

The neighboring countries of Gambia are :

Maritime Boundaries

  1. Cape Verde

 

Facts About Gambia

Country Name Gambia
Continent Africa
Capital Banjul
Largest city Serekunda
Area 10,689 km2 (4,007 sq mi)
Population 1,882,450 (2013)
Lat Long 13.4667° N, 16.6000° W
Official Language English
Calling Code +220
Time Zone GMT
Airport Banjul International Airport
Neighbour Countries Senegal
Internet TLD .gm
Currency Dalasi (GMD)

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