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Welcome to Gambia!

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General Information

The national language of Gambia is Mandinka, Fula, Wolof, Serer, Jola.

The official language of Gambia is English.

The national currency of Gambia is Dalasi (GMD).

1 GMD equals  .
equals  GMD.

Location

Gambia

The distance from to Gambia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

Dial 117 to call the police in Gambia.

LGBT

Gambia has a score of -8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Gambia ranks #159 worldwide.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Gambia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Gambia:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid
  • Yellow Fever

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal disease)
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Gambia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Gambia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Gambia, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Gambia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 72–100°F  /  22–38°C 42% 3%
Sat November 09 72–101°F  /  22–39°C 38% 1%
Sun November 10 70–101°F  /  21–39°C 40% 2%
Mon November 11 70–101°F  /  21–38°C 45% 5%
Tue November 12 71–100°F  /  21–38°C 53% 3%
Wed November 13 71–99°F  /  22–37°C 55% 0%
Thu November 14 73–98°F  /  23–37°C 56% 7%
Fri November 15 72–97°F  /  22–36°C 57% 4%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:00 am and sets at 06:34 pm. This equates to 11.6 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Gambia, it is in . When the sun sets in Gambia, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Gambia.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Gambia.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 50.00 GMD in Gambia.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Gambia is 17.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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