Brikama
in West Coast, Gambia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.271 and -16.649 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 16' 16" and W -16° 38' 57"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dalasi - GMD
Spoken languages:
English, Wolof, Fulah
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:11 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Banjul
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:55 am and 7:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.885 and 162.445 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Raghapu
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Brikama

Brikama in West Coast with it's 77,700 citizens is a town in Gambia about 13 mi (or 22 km) south of Banjul, the country's capital city.

Current time in Brikama is now 09:11 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Banjul with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports near Brikama, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Gambia is Banjul International Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 7 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Gambia is Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites in a distance of 68 mi (or 109 km), East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Banjul, Kerewan, Ziguinchor, Kaolack and Fatick. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 1013.6 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

27°C (81 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Wonderland Crew in The Gambia 2012 - Part 4

Published: March 02, 2012
Length: 02:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mixedcases

In Jan/Feb 2012 nine of us from the crew who run the Wonderland club night took a four week trip to a small village called Madina Salaam in The Gambia. This is where the charity Wonder Years...


L'àfrica a l'escola, l'escola a l'àfrica

Published: March 10, 2010
Length: 26:03 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: majete74

Documental del proyecto "África en la escuela, escuela en áfrica", que refleja las necesidades de la escuela Kabafita en Brikama (Gambia) y muestra el trabajo realizado por la ONG Santa Maria...


Riders For Health, Gambia

Published: May 24, 2009
Length: 23:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Nu4Old

A short film about the wonderful work of charity Riders For Health in Gambia, made by Tom Oldham and Hope Newling.


On the road - Gambia - 1

Published: September 30, 2008
Length: 48:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: r dct

On the way to Brikema, Gambia Begin juni 2008.


Gambia Jan 2010, wild monkey jumping on your back

Published: February 06, 2010
Length: 54:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrWhitesquirrel

Bijilo National Park, Kololi, The Gambia friendly monkey on Michael's back.


Chasing another dog with an embedded collar!

Published: July 03, 2014
Length: 27:46 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: VetClinicGambia

Finally I saw him again on the way to drop my son at school: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0CQtPmms6g It's been over 3 months and nobody reported him at all although we had put out flyers...


Partying at the pool in The Gambia

Published: February 24, 2008
Length: 26:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: susiechalk

Just arrived and we're at the pool.


Monkey eating fruit at Abuko, The Gambia

Published: November 06, 2008
Length: 26:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mervi Oikonen

A wild green vervet monkey eats fruit up in a tree at Abuko Nature Park, The Gambia, October 2008.


Lamin Lodge

Published: January 25, 2012
Length: 15:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: altheo45

Bird watching trip to Lamin Lodge in the Gambia. Senegal Coucal, Red Bishop, Pied Kingfisher Blue-breasted Kingfisher Laughing Dove.


Heading to Banjul International Airport - The Gambia

Published: November 29, 2013
Length: 34:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: snoopalex9


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Serekunda

Serrekunda is the largest city in the Gambia, lying southwest of Banjul. Its population as of 2006, was 335,733 people. Although Banjul is the Gambian capital, it is on an island, making further growth difficult and channeling much of the growth to Serekunda. Serrekunda is known for its market, its silk cotton tree and its wrestling arena. The town's suburbs include Kanifing, Latrikunda, Sukuta and London Corner, and the town flows into the seaside resorts of Bakau, Fajara and Kotu.

Located at 13.4333, -16.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia, Serekunda, Serer country

Brikama

Brikama is one of the largest cities in the Gambia, lying south of the country's capital, Banjul. Brikama is the headquarters of the Western Division, being the largest city in the division with a population of over 57,000. Brikama is known for wood carving and for its musicians. Local attractions include the Makasutu Culture Forest.

Located at 13.2667, -16.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
West Coast Division (Gambia), Populated places in the Gambia

Tanji

Tanji is a town in Gambia, along the Atlantic coast. It is primarily a fishing village, but it also has a popular museum, the Tanje Village Museum in which artisans and craftsmen engage in traditional crafts. The Tanji Bird Reserve is located 3 kilometers from the village.

Located at 13.35, -16.7833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Yundum

Yundum is a small town in Gambia, east of the capital, Banjul. It is situated adjacent to the country's international airport.

Located at 13.3667, -16.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Banjul International Airport

Banjul International Airport also known as Yundum International is the international airport of Banjul, capital of the Gambia. In 2004, the airport served 967,719 passengers. The airport has a number of amenities, including bars serving primarily snacks and drinks, as well as small shops selling local souvenirs and stalls representing local cell phone providers, all of which are before security.

Located at 13.338, -16.6522 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in the Gambia, Buildings and structures in the Gambia

Kanifing LGA

Kanifing is one of eight Local Government Areas in the Gambia.

Located at 13.4425, -16.6814 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Local Government Areas of the Gambia

Brufut

Brufut is a town located in the Western Division of the Gambia. The town of Brufut is situated a couple of kilometres inland from the costal road, but the name Brufut is applied to an area extending from around the town, out to the coast. It has a main street with a market, and some government offices. It is a fast developing location because of its highly developed infra structure.

Located at 13.3833, -16.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Sukuta

Sukuta is a town located in the Western Division of the Gambia. It had a population of 16,667 as of the 1993 census.

Located at 13.4167, -16.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Nema Kunku

Nema Kunku is a village in Foni Jarrol district in the Western Division of the Gambia. Nema kunku is a surrounding village of Gambia's largest town Serekunda. The population of the village is 99% local (Gambian) people.

Located at 13.4, -16.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Lamin, Western Division, Gambia

Lamin is the largest village in Kombo NorthWestern Division of the Gambia. A village with two large clans, Bojang, and Manneh, as the founders, and all the rest are considered "lountan" meaning "strangers" in Manidinko. There is a village leader, "AlKalo" who is from the lineage of the Bojang. Until recently the village was divided into zones marked by tribes, the Mandinkos in Sateba, the Jolas in Sanchaba, the Manjako in Wayoto and all the other tribes in Temasu.

Located at 13.3833, -16.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Kombo Central

Kombo Central is one of the nine districts of the Gambia's Western Division, which is located to the south of the Gambia River in the southwest of the country. Kombo Central is in the southwest of the division, between Kombo East and Kombo South.

Located at 13.25, -16.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
West Coast Division (Gambia), Districts of the Gambia

Kombo East

Kombo East is one of the nine districts of the Gambia's Western Division, which is located to the south of the Gambia River in the southwest of the country. Kombo East is in the central south of the division, between Kombo Central and Foni Brefet.

Located at 13.2167, -16.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
West Coast Division (Gambia), Districts of the Gambia

Kombo North/Saint Mary

Kombo North/Saint Mary is one of the nine districts of the Gambia's Western Division, which is located to the south of the Gambia River in the southwest of the country. Kombo North/Saint Mary is in the northwest of the division, between Kombo South and Banjul Division. It is the only district in the Western Division with coasts on both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gambia River.

Located at 13.3667, -16.6667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
West Coast Division (Gambia), Districts of the Gambia

Kombo South

Kombo South is one of the nine districts of the Gambia's Western Division, which is located to the south of the Gambia River in the southwest of the country. Kombo South is in the southwest of the division, between Kombo Central and Kombo North/Saint Mary. The district includes the southern Atlantic coast of the Gambia and the country's southernmost point.

Located at 13.25, -16.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
West Coast Division (Gambia), Districts of the Gambia

Abuko Nature Reserve

Abuko National Park is a nature reserve in the Gambia lying south of the town of Abuko. It is a popular tourist attraction and was the country's first designated wildlife reserve.

Located at 13.3958, -16.6456 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of the Gambia, Protected areas established in 1968

Tanbi Wetland Complex

Tanbi Wetland Complex is a wetland reserve in the Gambia outside of Banjul. Established in 2001 it covers an area of 4500 hectares. This area covers a wide area and can be seen from a spectacular view at Lamin's, Lamin lodge. Its very common for monkeys to be spotted in the overgrowth

Located at 13.4167, -16.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of the Gambia, Protected areas established in 2001

Tanji Bird Reserve

Tanji Bird Reserve is a bird reserve in the Gambia. Established in 1993 it covers an area of 612 hectares. It is also known as Karinti or Tanji River Reserve or National Park.

Located at 13.3667, -16.7953 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of the Gambia, Protected areas established in 1993

Banjulunding

Banjulunding is a town in western Gambia. It is located in Kombo North/Saint Mary District in the Western Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 8,029.

Located at 13.3756, -16.6569 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Banyakang

Banyakang is a town in western Gambia. It is located in the Western Division. As of 2008, it has an estimated population of 1,134.

Located at 13.3239, -16.7457 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Gambia

Finto Manereg Forest Park

Finto Manereg Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 1012 hectares.

Located at 13.2053, -16.5264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas established in 1954, Forest parks of the Gambia

Furnya Forest Park

Furnya Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 405 hectares.

Located at 13.2683, -16.6086 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas established in 1954, Forest parks of the Gambia

Kabafita Forest Park

Kabafita Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 243 hectares.

Located at 13.3, -16.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas established in 1954, Forest parks of the Gambia

Nymbai Forest Park

Nymbai Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 202 hectares.

Located at 13.3, -16.6694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas established in 1954, Forest parks of the Gambia

Salagi Forest Park

Salagi Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 262 hectares.

Located at 13.3767, -16.7119 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas established in 1954, Forest parks of the Gambia

Dog Island, Gambia

Dog Island is a small island, situated on the Gambia River in the Republic of the Gambia about 13 kilometres from the mouth of the river to the Atlantic Ocean. The area of the island is less than 3.5 hectares. During low tide the island is connected to the mainland, but during high tide it is separated by about 150 metres from the headland of Dog Island Point on the north bank of the river.

Located at 13.3639, -16.5103 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of the Gambia, History of the Gambia, 1661 establishments, Gambia River, River islands of Africa, Former British colonies

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Brikama, ブリカマ, 브리카마, Брикаме, Брикама, بریکاما, 布里卡馬