The information below contains geography information for Gambia, including climate, weather,
cities, and area information. You can also check out the
Gambia Country Page for additional
Area: 11,300 sq. km. (4,361 sq. mi.); about the size of Maryland.
Cities: Capital--Banjul (est. pop. 50,000, excluding suburbs).
Terrain: Flood plain of the Gambia River flanked by low hills.
Climate: Tropical; hot rainy season (June to November); cooler, dry season (November to May).