Where is Gambia?

Gambia is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 13.443182 and longitude -15.310139 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 13° 26' 35.46'' N
  • 15° 18' 36.50'' W

You can see the location of Gambia on the world map below:

Gambia Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Gambia (GM) are:

  1. Senegal (SN)

Maritime Borders

The Gambia borders the Atlantic Ocean.

Pin pointing out the Gambia on a map.

Gambia (the) Related Content

Gambia Key Facts

CountryGambia (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: 13.443182
Longitude: -15.310139
Country CodesAlpha 2: GM
Alpha 3: GMB
Country Flag Emoji🇬🇲
Int. Phone Prefix+220
Capital cityBanjul
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area11,300 sq km
Population 20212,486,937
World Rank: 140
Median Age16.8
Life expectancy62.1
Major languagesEnglish
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+00:00
Internet TLD.gm
Biggest AirportBanjul International Airport (Banjul)
Average temperature27.00 °C
80.60 °F
Administrative Divisions1 city 5 divisions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Gambia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLow income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyGambian Dalasi (GMD)
GDP in 2020$1.8 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 171
GDP per capita in 2020$757
World Rank: 178
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, tourism, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, Senegal, India, United Arab Emirates, France
Top 5 Export CountriesSenegal, China, India, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands

Biggest Cities in Gambia

Here are the largest cities in Gambia based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Brikama 195,136
Farafenni 36,000
Banjul 31,356
Mansa Konko 18,672
Basse Santa Su 14,380
Bansang 7,615
Janjanbureh 3,584
Kerewan 2,751

Map of Gambia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region