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Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal
Geographic coordinates: 13° 16.8' N, 16° 20.4' W
Coastline km: 80 km km
Climate: tropical; hot, rainy season (June to November); cooler, dry season (November to May)
Terrain: flood plain of the Gambia River flanked by some low hills
Elevation: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: unnamed location 53 m
Natural hazards: drought (rainfall has dropped by 30% in the last 30 years)
Currency: dalasis (GMD)
Population: 1,782,893 (July 2009 est.)
Languages: English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars
Divisions: 5 divisions and 1 city*; Banjul*, Central River, Lower River, North Bank, Upper River, Western
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|Surf Spots (3)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Kololi Kotu & Kombo||- / -||Right and left||Beach-break||Experienced surfers|
|secret bay||4 / -||Right and left||Reef-rocky||All surfers|
|Senegambia Beach||- / -||Left||Beach-break||Experienced surfers|
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By sbradford186 , 14-11-2011
Waves in Gambia - Hi, im off to Gambia Thursday and wondered if there are any surf schools where i can rent a board from? as i cant take mine and also more detail about the surf spots. if anyone has got any info that would be great!
By Anonymous , 15-06-2011
Good waves in Gambia - I went there a few times and i found some very nice waves. I am trying to add some infos and pictures ,but it takes for ever. Maybe soon, just keep cheking.
In october, i am opening a surf trip and school camp over there. The web site is under construction.Finaly a nice and warm place, cool people, nobody in the water. I love it. see you there ?
By Anonymous , 04-09-2010
Local info needed - Hi, I am going to the Gambia for two months (October/November). Would like to get in touch with someone who is up to date with the local conditions and can inform me on what to bring etc.
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