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Western, Gambia

Western is one of 6 primary administrative regions in Gambia.

Facts and figures on Western at a glance

Region name: Western (Western Division)
Status: Primary administrative region
Country: Gambia
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Western (Western Division) is located in the regional capital Brikama (Brikama) with a population of 77,700 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Western's regional capital Brikama to Gambia's capital Banjul (Banjul) is approximately 22 km (13 mi).

Facts and figures about Western
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Western Western Division-Brikama Brikama77,700 people

Compare with other regions in Gambia.

Map of Western

Map of Western

Information on Western

Information on Western
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Western Western DivisionBrikama Brikama9GambiaAfrica

Time in Western

Time in Western
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 3:05pmNoSat, 15 Dec 2018 - 3:05pmUTCAfrica/Banjul

Geographic coordinates of Western

Latitude & Longitude of Western
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map13°15'00.0"N (13.2500000°)16°19'60.0"W (-16.3333300°)

Subregions in Western

There are 9 administrative subregions in Western.
Subregions in Western
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Foni Bintang-Karenai Foni Bintang-Karenai1.---
Foni Bondali Foni Bondali2.6,301--
Foni Brefet Foni Brefet3.11,920--
Foni Jarrol Foni Jarrol4.6,314--
Foni Kansala Foni Kansala5.13,192--
Kombo Central District Kombo Central District6.89,828--
Kombo East District Kombo East District7.29,387--
Kombo North District Kombo North District8.187,065--
Kombo South District Kombo South District9.67,244--

External sources of information on Western

Western on Wikipedia