Albert Market


Albert Market
Albert Market

Der Albert Market ist ein Straßenmarkt in Banjul, im westafrikanischen Staat Gambia. Der Markt an der Liberation Avenue besteht seit Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts.[1]

Geschichte

Er ist benannt nach Prinzgemahl Albert von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha, Ehemann der Königin Victoria von Vereinigten Königreich von Großbritannien und Irland, das Gambia während der Kolonialzeit kontrollierte.[2]

1986 wurde der Albert Market durch eine Feuersbrunst weitestgehend zerstört.[3]

Einzelnachweise

  1. Albert Market Lonely Planet (online), Zugriff Juni 2010
  2. Albert Market www.accessgambia.com, Zugriff Juni 2010
  3. POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS APRIL 1993 PDF-Datei, Zugriff Juli 2011

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