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Geography Statistics of Gambia

Gambia's Information

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Land Area 10,120 km2
Water Area 1,180 km2
Total Area 11,300km2 (#159)
Population 2,009,648 (#146)
Population Density 198.58/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $3.39 Billion
Currency Dalasi (GMD)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 49 miles (80 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 7,018 sq miles (11,295 sq km)
    (water) 804 sq miles (1,295 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 7,822 sq miles (10,000 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 5 divisions and 1 city*: Banjul*, Central River, Lower River, North Bank, Upper River, Western
  • Horizontal Width: 113.62 miles (182.85 km) from Banjul east to Georgetown
  • Vertical Length: 37.23 miles (59.91 km) from Banjul south to Brikama

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (1) Senegal
  • Geographic Center: About 18.75 miles (30.17 km) west of Sakuta
  • Highest Point: Unnamed hill, 174 ft (53 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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