Banjul is the capital city and port of The Gambia and other major towns and cities include Serekunda, Brikama, Bakau, Farafenni, Lamin, Basse, Sukuta, Gunjur, Kuntaur, Brufut, Sabi, Bansang, Gambissara and Barra
The Gambian economy is agriculture and tourism based. Cattle, rice, fish, peanuts, sorghum, millet, corn, cassava, various crops, vegetables, and fruits – especially oranges, are farmed for sale in the domestic market and for export to countries abroad.
Gambian industries include: peanut oil, palm oil and kernel, and dried fish processing plants.
The Gambia is divided into two strips by the Gambia River. Its total landmass is about 10, 689 square kilometres. The Gambia is bordered by Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean and gained its independence from Britain in 1965.
The Gambian terrain is almost entirely flat, covered by sandy inland soil, and culminating in coastal mangrove swamps by the river.
The Gambian climate is tropical, with a wet and dry season. The dry season extends from November to April of the following year