The Gambia (West Africa) is a small country with an area of 4,000 square miles or 10,295 sq. km and has its capital at Banjul.
It is surrounded on all its borders by Senegal except on the Atlantic Ocean coast.
The nation is located at the most western edge of the continent.
It is the smallest country on main land Africa.
At one time or another in history it was a part of the great Empires of West Africa.