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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.
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(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
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the capital of The Gambia. 44,188.
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