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Kerbatch

Kerbatch

Kerbatch or Kerr Batch is an area located in the Central River Division in The Gambia. It is famous for its ancient stone circles which considered to be an important part of The Senegambian stone circles which are divided into four large sites: Sine Ngayene and Wanar in Senegal, and Wassu and Kerbatch in the Central River Region in Gambia. The date of construction of these monuments is not yet certain, but the generally accepted range is between the 3rd century BC and the 16th century AD. The Kerbatch stone circles consists of 9 stone circles and one double circle and they were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006, as part of Stone Circles of Senegambia.

Site Information

Country: Gambia

District: Central River Division

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Unknown

Later Cultures: Serer People

Site Features: Serer People Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Stone Circles of Senegambia

Date of Inscription: 2006

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