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The capital and largest city of Gambia, on an island at the mouth of the Gambia River on the Atlantic Ocean. Founded as a trading post by the British in 1816, it was known as Bathurst until 1973.


(Placename) the capital of The Gambia, a port at the mouth of the Gambia River. Pop: 392 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1973): Bathurst


(ˈbɑn dʒul)

the capital of The Gambia. 44,188.
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Noun1.Banjul - a port city and capital of GambiaBanjul - a port city and capital of Gambia  
Gambia, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia - a narrow republic surrounded by Senegal in West Africa
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Tenders are invited for Supply, Installation & Commissioning of one set of Bakery Plant (Cookies (Biscuit) and Bread) Capacity: Cookies (Biscuit): 50 Kg per hour & 50 breads of 400 gram per hour at Banjul, Gambia on Turnkey Basis.
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The formation of the five-member body, they said, marks the beginning of a genuine process of accountability, reconciliation, and healing in South Sudan in line with the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) Communique of 30th December 2013 in Banjul, Gambia.
Founded in 2005, the company has offices in Houston, US, Nairobi, Kenya, Banjul, Gambia and Lagos, Nigeria.
A native of Banjul, Gambia, Badgie attended Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester before continuing his education in Minnesota.
Jeddah, Safar 17, 1433, Jan 11, 2012, SPA -- Distribution of Hajj-related sacrifice meats to beneficiaries in the West African nations began today, as shipload of 10,000 kg of frozen meats arrived in Banjul, Gambia.
The three human rights organizations submitted a joint request to the commission on February 24, 2011, asking it to act on Libya during its meeting in Banjul, Gambia, which began on February 23.
As a result of the codesharing agreement Continental will place its 'CO' code on selected Spanair-operated flights between Barcelona and Alicante, Bilbao, Madrid, Malaga, Menorca, Palma de Mallorca and Valencia, Spain; and Banjul, Gambia, as well as on selected Spanair-operated flights between Madrid and Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Ibiza, La Coruna, Las Palmas, Menorca, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife and Valencia.
The two men and two more Nigerian suspects were also charged with conspiring to re-export the illegal shipment to Banjul, Gambia.
The African Youth Charter, which prioritise youth development and empowerment, was adopted during the 7th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union held in Banjul, Gambia on 2 July 2006.