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Discover Mayamba in Gambia

Mayamba in the region of North Bank is a town located in Gambia - some 5 mi or ( 8 km ) North-East of Banjul , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Mayamba

Local time in Mayamba is now 08:13 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Banjul " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Saint-Louis, Kolda, Kaolack, and Djinak. When in this area, you might want to check out Ziguinchor . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Mayamba ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Gambia

2:00 min by tomswindell
Views: 62673 Rating: 4.24

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
Views: 16124 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. ..


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

Barra, Gambia

Barra is the non-traditional name of Niumi, the Gambia. Although Mandinka-speaking Africans always referred to the state along the north bank of the Gambia River's estuary as Niumi, not everyone did. For a long time it was called "Barra" in the creolized trade language of the river, and between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries British and French records use "Barra" or "Bar" more frequently than "Niumi".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.48 -16.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Gambia River, Populated places in the Gambia, Serer country

Gambia River

The Gambia River is a major river in West Africa, running 1,130 kilometres from the Fouta Djallon plateau in north Guinea westward through Senegal and the Gambia to the Atlantic Ocean at the city of Banjul. It is navigable for about half that length. The river is strongly associated with the Gambia, the smallest country in mainland Africa, which consists of little more than the downstream half of the river and its two banks.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.47 -16.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Banjul, Gambia River, International rivers of Africa, Rivers of Guinea, Rivers of Senegal, Rivers of the Gambia

Geography of the Gambia

The Gambia is a very small and narrow country with the border based on the Gambia River. The country is less than 48 km wide at its greatest width. The country's present boundaries were defined in 1889 after an agreement between the United Kingdom and France. It is often claimed by Gambians that the distance of the borders from the Gambia River correspond to the area that British naval cannon of the time could reach from the river's channel.

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Located at 13.47 -16.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Geography of the Gambia

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 7 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Banjul, Retail markets in the Gambia

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 13.46 -16.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: British Gambia, Government Houses of the British Empire and Commonwealth, Official residences in the Gambia, Presidential palaces