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Banjul

Banjul is a city located on Banjul Island (St Mary's Island) where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. It is capital and fourth largest city of The Gambia. The city was founded in 1816 AD by Alexander Grant who was a British Army officer who served as the first Commandant of Banjul Island (St Mary's Island) from 1816 to 1826 AD.

Site Information

Country: Gambia

District: Banjul Division

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 19th Century AD

Oldest Culture: English

Later Cultures: Mixed

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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