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Gambia πŸ‡¬πŸ‡²

Banjul

Western Africa, Africa

Gambia is part of Africa with capital at Banjul. Official language is English. Gambia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+00:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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.

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 2,824.28 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.

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

117

Ambulance

116

Fire department

118

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Last updated: April 19, 2019