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 🌀️ 26.50 °C in Gambia with a rainfall of 🌧 0.46 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.
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution

There have been frequent political protests since December 2019. Avoid large public gatherings as they may turn violent. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of cautionΒ in The Gambia.

issued date: January 29, 2019

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

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.

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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Last updated: February 12, 2020