in West Coast, Gambia
- 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:
- This place on Wikipedia
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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 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
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Wonderland Crew in The Gambia 2012 - Part 4
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
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
A short film about the wonderful work of charity Riders For Health in Gambia, made by Tom Oldham and Hope Newling.
Gambia Jan 2010, wild monkey jumping on your back
Bijilo National Park, Kololi, The Gambia friendly monkey on Michael's back.
Chasing another dog with an embedded collar!
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...
Monkey eating fruit at Abuko, The Gambia
A wild green vervet monkey eats fruit up in a tree at Abuko Nature Park, The Gambia, October 2008.
Bird watching trip to Lamin Lodge in the Gambia. Senegal Coucal, Red Bishop, Pied Kingfisher Blue-breasted Kingfisher Laughing Dove.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Yundum is a small town in Gambia, east of the capital, Banjul. It is situated adjacent to the country's international airport.
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.
Kanifing is one of eight Local Government Areas in the Gambia.
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.
Sukuta is a town located in the Western Division of the Gambia. It had a population of 16,667 as of the 1993 census.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Finto Manereg Forest Park
Finto Manereg Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 1012 hectares.
Furnya Forest Park
Furnya Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 405 hectares.
Kabafita Forest Park
Kabafita Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 243 hectares.
Nymbai Forest Park
Nymbai Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 202 hectares.
Salagi Forest Park
Salagi Forest Park is a forest park in the Gambia. Established on January 1, 1954, it covers 262 hectares.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Brikama.
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