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Where is The Gambia?


The Gambia satellite photo


The Gambia Political Map

The Gambia Country Information:


The Gambia is located in western Africa. The Gambia is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, and Senegal to the north, east, and south.

The Gambia Bordering Countries:


senegal

The Gambia Cities:


Banjul, Bansang, Basse Santa Su, Bintang, Brikama, Georgetown, Kau-Ur, Konko, Kuntaur and Mansa Konko.

The Gambia Locations:


Atlanitc Ocean and Gambia River.

The Gambia Natural Resources:


The Gambia has mineral resources which include tin, titanium (rutile and ilmenite), silica sand, clay and zircon. Recently the government has embarked on promoting the petroleum potential of The Gambia. Fish is also a natural resource for this country.

The Gambia Natural Hazards:


A natural hazard for The Gambia is the increasing drought, as the country’s rainfall amounts have dropped by 30% in the last 30 years.

The Gambia Environmental Issues:


Some of the environmental issues for The Gambia, in western Africa, are deforestation and desertification. Water-borne diseases in this area are also prevalent.


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