"BANJUL: "CAPITAL OF THE GAMBIA"" Banjul by dedeckerm.

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The President.

Dr. Col. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh was born in 25th May 1965, in Kanilai Village.
On July 22nd, 1994, Col. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh became Head of State of the Republic of The Gambia
In 1996 President Jammeh was elected as the First President of the second Republic at the age of 32.

Arch 22

The Arch 22
Banjul is the capital of the Gambia but it isn't the greatest place of the country.
The entrance of Banjul is trough the Arch 22.
This is a monument that remembered when - at 22 of July 1994 - militaries take over the government of president Sir Dawda Jawara.
The Arch is 35 m high and the square around this arch belong also to this monument.


"Banjul" also known as Bathurst until 1973.

  • Last visit to Banjul: Jul 1997
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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