Gunjur

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Gunjur
Gambia 116 from KG.jpg
Gunjur is located in The Gambia
Gunjur
Gunjur
Location in the Gambia
Coordinates: 13°11′N 16°46′W / 13.183°N 16.767°W / 13.183; -16.767Coordinates: 13°11′N 16°46′W / 13.183°N 16.767°W / 13.183; -16.767
Country  The Gambia
Division Western Division
District Kombo South
Population (2009)
 • Total 17,520 (est.)

Gunjur is a small coastal town in south-western Gambia. It is located in Kombo South District in the Western Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 17,520.[1]

It has been linked with Marlborough in Wiltshire, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland since 1981 and in that time over 1700 people have travelled between the two communities through The Marlborough Brandt Group.

Common tribes in Gunjur include: Mandinkas, Fulas, Jola, Karoninkas and Manjakos.

near the small fishing village of gunjur you can find white sanded beaches and much nature including the "koofung" private forest park, the ethical lodge 'The Gunjur Project' and worlds leading "footsteps eco lodge". http://www.footstepsgambia.com/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gambia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Retrieved January 3, 2009.