Gambia international travel guide


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 Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed   🌤️ ~24.34 °C   🌧 ~0.07 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2M people


🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

The Gambia has closed all air, sea and land borders. There are currently no commercial flights operating. There's a state of public emergency. Public gatherings are banned and public venues including restaurants, cafes, bars, casinos, sports facilities are closed. Non-essential employees must stay at home. If you're remaining in The Gambia, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19 Ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay and keep in contact with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Gambia.

issued date: April 15, 2020


🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English


💱 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.


📡 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.

📱 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.

📞 Calling

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


🆘 Emergency







Fire department


Last updated: January 1, 2021

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