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Gambia

Gambia Geography Stats

Climate summary:

The Gambia has a subtropical climate with distinct cool, dry and hot, humid seasons. The temperature escalates rapidly on going inland and has been known to reach as high as 51C on occasions. The average annual rainfall ranges from 920 mm (36.2 in) in the interior to 1,450 mm (57.1 in) along the coast. The grassy flood plain of the Gambia River, which contains Guinean mangroves near the coast, with West Sudanian savanna upriver and inland.

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Capital Banjul 2013
Land area > Square miles 4,361 square miles 2013 73th out of 86

Citation

"Gambia Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Gambia/Geography