Situated on the Atlantic coast in westernmost Africa and surrounded on three sides by Senegal, Gambia is twice the size of Delaware. The Gambia River flows for 200 mi (322 km) through Gambia on its way to the Atlantic. The country, the smallest on the continent, averages only 20 mi (32 km) in width.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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