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Gambia

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Zip Facts about Gambia:

  • The Republic of The Gambia (formerly British), the smallest country in mainland Africa, is bordered by on three sides by Senegal (formerly French), with its small west coast on the Atlantic Ocean
  • The highest point in The Gambia is Red Rock at 53m above sea level, there are no mountains to climb here
  • The capital city, Banjul, is one of the first towns to be established in West Africa, and is the sister city of Newark, New Jersey
  • “Roots”, the 1977 TV series was filmed in The Gambia
  • Baboon Islands, a rehabilitation center for chimpanzees, is off limits to human visitors

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Link to Recipe: http://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/gambia/ 

Link to Map:  https://theworldfrommykitchen.files.wordpress.com/2015/02/recipemap-africa.pdf

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