Updated: Oct 1, 2022
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The Gambia, or officially the Republic of The Gambia.
The Gambia is located in Western Africa. The Gambia is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, and Senegal to the north, east, and south.
The reason for naming the country
The name "Gambia" is derived from the Mandinka term Kambra/Kambaa, meaning Gambia River.