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Gambia international travel guide

Landscape view of Gambia

Gambia πŸ‡¬πŸ‡²

Gambia is part of Africa with main city at Banjul. It's usually 🌀️ 24.34 °C in Gambia with a rainfall of 🌧 0.07 mm. Internet speed in Gambia is on average 1.6 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Dalasi. The languages spoken are English. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~24.34 Β°C Β  🌧 ~0.07 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 2M people
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
The Gambia has closed all air, sea and land borders. There are currently no commercial flights operating. There's a state of public emergency. Non-essential public gatherings are banned and venues including restaurants, cafes, bars, casinos, sports facilities are closed. Non-essential employees must stay at home. It is mandatory to wear face masks in public. Markets and shops are open with restricted hours. We now advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in The Gambia due to the high level of crime.
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General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Gambia uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English
Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Gambia uses the Gambian dalasi (symbol: D), code GMD.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 25, 20, 10 and 5 dalasis. Dalasi is subdivided into 100 bututs. Coins come in denominations of 1 dalasi and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 bututs.
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Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Gambia is on average 1.6 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Gambia is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 2,829.07 GMD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Africell, Comium, Gamcel or Qcell. Gambia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Gambia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Gambia, dial +, then 220 (the country code for Gambia), then the area code and the local number.
Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal
999
Police
999
Ambulance
999
Fire department
999
Useful Information
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