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What is the longest river in Gambia and what is its width near the seashore?

Question #148292. Asked by mariappank511.
Last updated Feb 14 2021.
Originally posted Feb 12 2021 9:35 PM.

serpa
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serpa
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The Gambia River flows for 470 kilometers through The Gambia.
link https://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/geography/Congo-Democratic-Republic-of-the-to-India/The-Gambia.html

Over ten kilometers wide where it meets the sea.
link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gambia_River

Feb 13 2021, 2:33 PM
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Gambia's longest river is the Gambia River, previously known as River Gambra. It is 1,120 kilometres (700 miles) long and empties into the Atlantic Ocean at the city of Banjul, the capital city of Gambia. The river is about 10km wide where it meets the sea.

link https://www.accessgambia.com/information/gambia-river-info.html

Feb 13 2021, 2:44 PM
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I think it is worth noting that the country is known as 'the Gambia', since it is named after the Gambia River, and it consists essentially of narrow strips of land on either side of that river, surrounded on three sides by Senegal. link https://www.google.ca/maps/@13.2904089,-15.1599889,8.5z?hl=en

Feb 14 2021, 2:30 AM
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