Capital and the center of the largest metropolitan area of The Gambia in Africa
Not to be confused with Bangui.
Capital in Gambia
ߓߊ߲߬ߖߎߟ Banjul 𞤄𞤢𞤲𞥆𞤶𞤵𞤤𞤵 Bannjulu
Downtown Banjul, Banjul airport, Arch22
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Location of Banjul in the Gambia
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Show map of Africa Coordinates: 13°27′11″N 16°34′39″W / 13.45306°N 16.57750°W / 13.45306; -16.57750 Coordinates: 13°27′11″N 16°34′39″W / 13.45306°N 16.57750°W / 13.45306; -16.57750 Country Gambia Division Banjul Founded 23 April 1816 • Mayor Rohey Malick Lowe • Capital 12 km 2 (5 sq mi) • Urban 93 km 2 (36 sq mi) Elevation 0 m (0 ft) • Capital 73,000 • Density 6,100/km 2 (16,000/sq mi) • Urban 413,397 • Urban density 4,400/km 2 (12,000/sq mi) Time zone UTC±00:00 (GMT) HDI (2017) 0.552  medium Website https://www.banjulcity.gm/ Banjul (,   ),     officially the City of Banjul, is the capital and fourth largest city of The Gambia. It is the centre of the eponymous administrative division which is home to an estimated 400,000 residents, making it The Gambia's largest and most densely populated metropolitan area. Banjul is on St Mary's Island (Banjul Island), where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. The population of the city proper is 31,301, with the Greater Banjul Area, which includes the City of Banjul and the Kanifing Municipal Council, at a population of 413,397 (2013 census).  The island is connected to the mainland to the west and the rest of Greater Banjul Area via bridges. There are also ferries linking Banjul to the mainland at the other side of the river.
From the 19th century until 24 April 1973, the city was known as
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Banjul (UK: /bænˈdʒuːl/, US: /ˈbɑːndʒuːl/), officially the City of Banjul, is the capital and fourth largest city of The Gambia. It is the centre of the...
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Banjul International Airport, also known as Yundum International (IATA: BJL, ICAO: GBYD), is the international airport of Banjul, capital of Gambia, built...
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Banjul Breweries is a brewery located in Banjul, The Gambia. It is the only brewery located in The Gambia, producing beer and other non-alcoholic drinks...
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400 sq mi) with a population of 1,857,181 as of the April 2013 census.
Banjul is the Gambian capital and the country's largest metropolitan area, while...
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agreements signed included the:
Banjul III Agreement (14 October 1990) Bamako Ceasefire Agreement (28 November 1990) Banjul IV Agreement (21 December 1990)...
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Banjul) 1970–71 : Wallidan ( Banjul) 1971–72 : Real de Banjul 1972–73 : Adonis (Bathurst) 1973–74 : Real de Banjul 1974–75 : Real de Banjul 1975–76 :...
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Banjul is a football club from Banjul in the West African, state of Gambia. They play in the GFA League Second Division, which is the second...
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of the Gambia, headquartered in
Banjul. It operated mostly regional passenger services within West Africa out of Banjul International Airport, as well...
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founded in 2002, and provided scheduled services within West Africa out of
Banjul International Airport. In 2004, the airline ceased to exist. Afrinat International...
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Banjul is a district in the Banjul Local Government Area of the Gambia. "Poverty Statistics of Gambia". Knoema. Retrieved 29 January 2019. "Freelance journalist...
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107 Praia Cabo Verde/Kabu Verdi CPV The Gambia 11,300 1,782,893 2009 158
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passenger airline registered in Gambia. Its main base was at
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Banjul American International School (BAIS) is an American international school in the Banjul area of the Gambia. Formerly titled the Banjul American Embassy...
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town on the Atlantic coast of Gambia, west of Gambia's capital city of
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Banjul United Football Club is a football club from Banjul in the West African, state of Gambia. They played in the GFA League First Division during the...
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This is a list of cities and major towns in Gambia. Abuko 6,570 Bakau
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Banjul Football Club is a Gambian professional association football club based in Banjul. The team compete in the GFA League First Division, the...
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from Istanbul to Dakar is nonstop, but the DSS–IST return journey stops in
Banjul. In neither case does Turkish Airlines have local traffic rights between...
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census (provisional returns). The former
Banjul Region is now divided into two Local Government Areas (LGAs) - Banjul City (which is now subdivided into 3...
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Dalasi (1978) - opening of the Central Bank of The Gambia's building in
Banjul by President Sir Dawda Jawara. 20 Dalasis (2014) - 20 Years of Progress...
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acts like Local Government Act (Amended 1984), Local Government (City of
Banjul) Act (Amended 1988), The Kanifing Municipal Council Act 1991 and the Provinces...
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target for Les Fennecs and they started off with beating Gambia 2–1 in
Banjul followed by a 4–1 victory in Blida to advance to the final qualifying round...
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International Airport (SID); Praia, Cape Verde
Banjul International Airport (BJL) International; Banjul, Gambia Kotoka International Airport (ACC); Accra;...
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Full name Hawks Football Club Nickname(s) The Red Boys Founded 1973 Ground
Banjul Chairman Hon James F.P Gomez Manager Alieu Jagne League Gambian GFA League...
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Banjul, which is the capital city of the Gambia, is a popular area for tourists. The population of the city is only 34,828, with the Greater Banjul Area...
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000 PAPEETE (capital) (2018) 857,000 LIBREVILLE (capital) (2022) 470,000
BANJUL (capital) (2022) 1.203 million TBILISI (capital) (2022) 3.574 million BERLIN...
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