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Bakau Destination Guide

Discover Bakau in Gambia!

Bakau in the region of Banjul with it's 43,098 habitants is a town located in Gambia - some 7 mi (or 12 km) West of Banjul, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Bakau

Local time in Bakau is now 02:35 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Banjul" with an UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Saint-Louis, Kolda, Kaolack, Dakar or Bakote. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

23°C / 73 °F Overcast clouds
Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1028.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Sunday, 16th of December 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 29°C (85 °F)
Monday, 17th of December 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)
Tuesday, 18th of December 2018
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 29°C (85 °F)

Videos

The Gambia:Bakau

03:25 min ( May 16, 2008 by Chip Chapin)
Views: 11,619 - Rating: 5/5

The harbor, pier and fish market at Bakau, The Gambia. Short interviews with some of my traveling companions

Isatou Ceesay on the Gambian Women's Rec...

02:26 min ( October 13, 2007 by GambiaRising)
Views: 13,664 - Rating: 4.8/5

Isatou Ceesay has organized more than 80 Gambian women to crochet coin purses and other things out of strips of plastic from recycled plastic bags. She introduces the project in this short interview. ...


Kairaba avenue - The Gambia

01:01 min ( December 07, 2010 by radboutdct)
Views: 3,659 - Rating: 0/5

Met de taxi over Kairaba avenue - The Gambia. 25 november 2010

Gambia Serekuna Bakau Beach Juicebar

00:28 min ( March 07, 2009 by brazildann)
Views: 355 - Rating: 0/5

Juicebar


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Bakau during the next days.

20
Jan
2019

Adjusting Horizons:Empowering Young Gambians With Disabilities

Beginning: 08:30 am (08:30).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Bakau

Bakau is a town on the Atlantic Ocean coast of the Gambia, lying west of Banjul. It is known for its botanical gardens, its crocodile pool Bakau Kachikally and for the beaches at Cape Point. It is the first major suburb outside Banjul and the most developed town in the Gambia. Close to Bakau and Banjul is Serrekunda

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.48, -16.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Gambia

Kanifing LGA

Kanifing is one of eight Local Government Areas in the Gambia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.48, -16.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Local Government Areas of the Gambia

Kanifing District

Kanifing is a city in the Banjul Division of the Gambia. It is located near Serrekunda, the largest city in the country. Kanifing is the larger of the two districts in Banjul Division.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.48, -16.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Gambia

Serekunda

Serrekunda is the largest city in the Gambia, lying southwest of Banjul. Its population as of 2006, was 335,733 people. Although Banjul is the Gambian capital, it is on an island, making further growth difficult and channeling much of the growth to Serekunda. Serrekunda is known for its market, its silk cotton tree and its wrestling arena. The town's suburbs include Kanifing, Latrikunda, Sukuta and London Corner, and the town flows into the seaside resorts of Bakau, Fajara and Kotu.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.48, -16.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Gambia, Serekunda, Serer country

Kololi

Kololi is a resort town on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean in Gambia. It is surrounded by the Bijilo Forest. The primary hotels are located on "The Strip" which is a short road leading to the beach and the hotels of Senegambia and the Kairaba. The Strip is lined with restaurants and entrance is monitored by the Gambian tourist police. A favorite with tourists, particularly from the UK, Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.48, -16.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Gambia