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Location of The Gambia (dark blue). – in Africa – in the African Union (light blue). Capital ... the key factor in the placing and keeping of a colony on the Gambia River, first by the P...

The Gambia: seven facts about the country leaving the ...


Oct 3, 2013 ... The Gambia is a major destination for female sex tourism. ... local young men – known as "bumsters" – exchange sex for money, gifts or visas.

The Gambia | history - geography | Britannica.com


It occupies a long narrow strip of land that surrounds the Gambia. ... The country is known for the beaches along its small Atlantic coastline and for being home to  ...

Things to see and do in Gambia - World Travel Guide


Gunjur and Kartong are southern Gambia's most pristine beaches and home to a ... famous by Alex Haley's novel Roots – then cross to James Island, mid-river, ...

World InfoZone - The Gambia Information - Page 1


The Gambia is famous for its wide variety of birdlfe. Over five hunded and sixty species live in protected areas. Examples are cuckoos, flycatchers, kingfishers, ...

Top 10 facts about The Gambia - Daily Express


Feb 18, 2015 ... THE small West African nation of The Gambia today celebrates 50 years ... The Gambian national sport is a form of wrestling known as 'Borreh'.

Gambia: 10 things you never knew - Telegraph


Oct 3, 2013 ... The opening chapter of Roots, Alex Haley's famous book about the trans-Atlantic slave trade, starts in a village in Gambia. Gambia later ...

Gambia Famous Native Sons and Daughters - Famous People From ...


A selection of Gambia famous native sons and daughters and more - by worldatlas.com.

Things to do in The Gambia - Lonely Planet


Best things to do in The Gambia. From Albert Market to Hidden Gambia there are over 77 things to do.

Gambia travel guide - Wikitravel


Ecovillage de Kartong — a coastal village, one of the oldest in the Gambia, in the southern frontier of the country next to Casamance known for birdwatching, for ...

Gambia Travel Information and Travel Guide
It's easy to miss The Gambia on a map of mighty Africa. This tiny sliver of land is a mere 500km long and 50km wide, and, with the exception of an 80km shoreline, it's entirely enveloped by ... More »
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Eight things you probably didn't know about The Gambia


Aug 15, 2013 ... Although The Gambia's capital Banjul is the country's best known city, it is not the commercial centre. Serrekunda, situated about 20km from ...

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Hannon the Carthaginian referred to The Gambia in his writings, making The Gambia known to the outside world. In ad 300, West African trading networks ...

Culture of Gambia - history, people, clothing, traditions, women ...


Graphic Arts. The masks of Gambia are well known and appreciated. Performance Arts. The Kora, a lutelike instrument, accompanies much singing and dancing.