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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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Gambia, Republic of The Gambia, The Gambia - a narrow republic surrounded by Senegal in West Africa
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A Monarch Airlines Airbus A306 aircraft flying between London, UK and Banjul, Gambia was forced to land at Faro airport, Portugal on 18 May due to a crack in its number two engine.
Tenders are invited for Supply And Installation Of One Set Of Air Conditioners Repairing And Refrigeration At Banjul, Gambia On Turnkey Basis
Ghana Airways has received approval from the US government to operate a direct air service between Banjul, Gambia and John F Kennedy International Airport in New York, USA.
In September this year Siwertell, part of Cargotec, received and delivered an order for a road mobile unloader for Jah Multi Industrial Ltd, based in Banjul, Gambia.
This scheme was enclosed in the modified ECOWAS electricity generation and transmission master proposal placed before the member countries of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authorities (ERERA) at its fourth round-table in Banjul, Gambia.
This was included in a statement that the GCAA issued in Accra on the meeting between the Authority and stakeholders in the aviation sector of Ghana, comprising airline operators, ground handlers, and airport officials to collate the plans to review the BAG Agreement at the next BAG meeting in Banjul, Gambia in September.
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.
The prosthetics workshop at the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital in Banjul, Gambia, is a far cry from Karl's state-of-the-art Prosthetic Regional Rehabilitation Department in Portsmouth, but it's enough to turn these second-hand limbs into lifechangers.
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.