Gambia 2007

Yearbook 2007

The Gambia. As expected, the ruling party Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) won big in the parliamentary elections in January and received 42 of the 48 seats that were at stake. There was a slight decline from the 2002 election, which was, however, boycotted by most opposition parties. Four seats went to the United Democratic Party (UDP) while one seat went to an independent candidate. A further five members of parliament are appointed directly by the president.

According to CountryAAH, Banjul is the capital city of Gambia. An alleged coup attempt in March 2006 resulted in severe penalties for 13 people, most of the former military. Courts handed down four life sentences, while two men were sentenced to 25 years in prison and four to each 10 years. Three men will serve 20 years in prison.

Gambia Banjul Places to Visit

In February, the United Nations High Representative in Gambia was expelled after publicly questioning the president’s claims that AIDS can be easily cured through a cure of herbs and bananas.

Gambia weather in March, April and May

Average daily temperatures between 31 ° C and 34 ° C can be expected over the next three months . In Banjul it gets warmest in March, but May is a bit cooler.

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 21-24 ° C. This is great weather for a great time on the beach and in the water.

In March, at about 0 days to be expected precipitation in April at about 0 days in May at about 0 days.

In the period from March to May , the sun shines an average of 7 to 9 hours a day. The sunniest weather in Banjul is in March, but with less sun you will have to get by in May.


Banjul, until 1973 Bathurst, the capital of the Gambia; 31,300 residents (2012). Banjul is the commercial center of Gambia and through its location on the island of Saint Mary, near the mouth of the Gambia River, is also an important transport center. The industry is focused on peanut processing, Gambia’s main export product. Until the 1994 coup d’état, the tourism industry was of great importance. The city has an international airport located about 25 km southwest of the city center.

Banjul was founded in 1816 by the British.