Kartung

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Kartung
Kartung is located in The Gambia
Kartung
Kartung
Location in the Gambia
Coordinates: 13°6′N 16°46′W / 13.100°N 16.767°W / 13.100; -16.767Coordinates: 13°6′N 16°46′W / 13.100°N 16.767°W / 13.100; -16.767
Country  The Gambia
Division West Coast Region
District Kombo South
Population (2009)
 • Total 5,213 (est.)
Website Website

Kartung or Kartong is a coastal village in south-western Gambia on the border with Senegal. It is located approximately 60 kilometres from Banjul and 9.5 kilometres from Gunjur. It is located in Kombo South District in the Western Division. As of 2009, it has an estimated population of 5213.[1]

The village stands on the bank of the Hallahin Bolong River and is accessed by canoes.

Kartung is a multi-ethnic and religious village, but the most dominant religion is Islam that gave rise to the sacred place Folonko.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gambia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on May 22, 2011. Retrieved January 3, 2009.