What is the Latitude and Longitude on Gambia?
Latitude of Gambia is:13.4667 and Longitude of Gambia is: -16.5667
Gambia, officially known as the Republic of The Gambia, has derived its name from the River Gambia that flows through its center. With a total population of 10,380, Gambia is home to a population of around 1,705,000. The geographical coordinates of Gambia are 13.4667 North and 16.5667 West. Gambia is bordered by Atlantic Ocean in the west and Senegal in the east, north and south. It is the smallest country in Africa
Forests and savannas dominate the geography of Gambia. At the inland, some flat plateaus rise up to 100 meters. Pleistocene and Holocene are found in coastal areas. Wulumbangos formed by the streams intersect the plateaus. Tropical weathered soil is found at the uplands whereas at the lowlands, infertile soil is found.
Most parts of Gambia have fertile soil. Thus agriculture plays a very significant role in the country's economy. Apart from that, fishing and tourism generates good revenues for Gambia. Gambia's trading partners include countries like United States, Great Britain and Japan.
Music and dance form the core of Gambia's culture. In sports, Gambia has some popular athletes known around the world like footballer Ebrima Sohna and boxer Patrick Mendy. Efforts are being made to improve the standards of education in the country.
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