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Friday, February 18, 2011

The Gambia

The Gambia is a small country in Africa completely surrounded by Senegal. It has funny borders since it was draw up by the French and English during colonial times. The borders are defined around The Gambia River. In the last 30 years the country has had a lot of coups.



Continent: Africa
Population: 1,700,000
HDI Rank: 168th
Neighbors: Surrounded by Senegal


Arch 22 - Celebrates a military coup

Gambia River Delta

The Gambian Coastline

22 comments:

  1. everytime I read or hear Africa, shakira starts singing in my head.

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  2. The 2 last fotos are awesome man, keep it coming please.

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  3. It looks like a beautiful place.

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  4. Looks amazing! :) Love the blog, following and supporting man!

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  5. it would be a nice country to vacation in. No matter where u go your never far from the water.

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  6. these short lessons would have been a big help a few semesters ago during my sub-Saharan Africa class.

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  7. That image from the delta is gorgeus.

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  8. Bordered by rivers? Probably fighting because they ran out of river-front property.

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  9. funny borders are funny.

    all 1,700,000 people are laughing.

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  10. that picture of the Delta is gorgeous!

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  11. Looks great, nice blog you have here, very useful!

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  12. Excellent idea for a blog. Get my geography on.

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  13. I like that first picture. It's a shame that a country is so unstable. Must suck for the people.

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  14. Never been - but looks cool

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  15. mmm this country looks lovely <3

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  16. It's cool to read about new ones every day

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