Home >Africa Map > Where is Gambia

Where is Gambia?





Share |

Location Map of Gambia

Where is Gambia
About Map: Map showing where is Gambia located in the World.
The given location map of Gambia shows that Gambia is located in the western part of Africa continent.
Gambia map also shows that it has very unique geographical shape; however, Gambia is the smallest country of the Africa mainland. It shares its international boundary with Senegal from three sides i.e. from north, east, and south. From the west, the small country has small coastline in with Atlantic Ocean. The capital city of Gambia is Banjul; however, the largest conurbation is Serekunda.

Gambia got its independence in the year 1965 from UK and then joined The Commonwealth. The country has adopted democracy with multi-party features where election used to held after every five years.

The economy of the country is largely depends upon farming, fishing, and tourism.

Quick Facts
CountryThe Gambia
Continent Africa
Where is Located Gambia is a country located in the West Africa
Coordinates 13.28 N, 16.34 W
Capital Banjul
Largest City Serekunda
Neighboring Countries Senegal
Administrative divisions5 divisions and 1 city
Area 11,295 sq km
Population1,782,893 (2009 estimate)
Official Language English
Currency Dalasi (GMD)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeGM
ISO Alpha-3 Code GMB
ISO Numeric Code270
GDP $3.403 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code 220
Time Zone GMT
Internet TLD .gm