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Banjul Destination Guide

Explore Banjul in Gambia

Banjul in the region of Banjul with its 34,589 inhabitants is a town in Gambia and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Banjul

Current time in Banjul is now 09:54 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Banjul " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Saint-Louis, Kolda, Kaolack, and Dakar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziguinchor . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Banjul ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Gambia

2:00 min by tomswindell
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I shot this video the first time i had been to Afirca 2002. Gambia ..

Grass dancer in Banjul, The Gambia

0:32 min by TED000
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This short video clip was taken on the morning of 29 March 2008 after Holland America Line's Prinsendam docked at Banjul, The Gambia. ..


Banjul, The Gambia musicians

0:42 min by TED000
Views: 10090 Rating: 5.00

This short video clip was taken on the morning of 29 March 2008 after Holland America Line's Prinsendam docked at Banjul, The Gambia. ..

The Gambia - The City of Banjul

0:31 min by mezzarino1985
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The Gambia - The City of Banjul ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Gambia National Museum

The Gambia National Museum is a Gambian cultural museum located in Banjul. It is home to historical documents and displays concerning the History of the Gambia.

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Located at 13.46 -16.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Banjul, Museums in the Gambia, National museums, WikiAfrica new articles

Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital

The Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital (RVTH) is the central hospital in Banjul, the capital of the West African nation of the Gambia. The governmental hospital is located at Independence Drive in Banjul and is with over 540 beds as the biggest state-of-the-art hospital. It was originally built under British colonisation of Africa in 1853. The operation of Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) was improved with the help of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny in 1903.

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Located at 13.46 -16.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Hospitals in Africa, Hospitals in the Gambia, Teaching hospitals

State House of the Gambia

The State House is the official residence of the president of the Gambia. It was built in colonial days and was the residence of the governor of the Gambia. Then known as the Government House, it became the residence of the Governor General following Independence before republic status was attained. According to current president Yahya Jammeh, the British did not build the state house.

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Located at 13.46 -16.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: British Gambia, Government Houses of the British Empire and Commonwealth, Official residences in the Gambia, Presidential palaces

Albert Market

The Albert Market is a street market in Banjul, the Gambia. Located on Liberation Avenue, the Market was built in the mid-nineteenth century.

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Located at 13.45 -16.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Banjul, Retail markets in the Gambia

Arch 22

Arch 22 is a commemorative arch on the road into Banjul in the Gambia. It was built in 1996 to mark the military coup d'etat which over threw the democratically elected government, and saw the rise to power on 22 July 1994 of President Yahya Jammeh and his Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council. The arch stands on the Banjul-Serrekunda Highway near to the traffic island which intersects with Box Bar Road, Independence Drive and Marina Parade.

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Located at 13.46 -16.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Arches and vaults, Buildings and structures completed in 1996, Buildings and structures in Banjul, Terminating vistas