Gambia (The Republic of The Gambia) is a country in West Africa. Banjul is its capital. It is the smallest country within the African continent and is entirely surrounded by Senegal, with the Gambia River emptying into the Atlantic Ocean in its center. In 1965, Gambia became independent from the British Empire. Banjul is its capital.
Banjul is the largest city in and capital of Gambia. The city is on an island, which has constrained its size - population is only 40,000. The main tourist and business centres are around Bakau, Fajara, Kotu and Serrekunda.
Banjul has become very popular as a package holiday destination with British and other European visitors.