Handbook > The Gambia


Map

  Click here to see a larger map. (Map source: CIA)


Visas

Visa is required for U.S. citizens traveling to Gambia. Visa applicatons are processed Embassy of the Gambia in Washington D.C. Tourist visas cost US$45 for stays up to 1 year.

Click here to see a printable copy of the Visa Application Form (HTML)


Vaccinations

Yellow Fever vaccinations is required for entry into Gambia. Malaria medication is also strongly recommended. We recommended that you ask your physician about precautionary medication/vaccinations for Thyphoid, Polio, Malaria and other diseases that are present in this region of the world.


Voltage

220 volts AC, 50Hz. Plugs are either round three-pin or square three-pin (15 or 13 amps).


Climate / Weather Conditions

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Jan 88 59 67/27 0.1 0.1"
Feb 90 61 66/26 0/3 0.1"
Mar 94 63 7629 0.3 0.1"
Apr 91 65 82/41 0 0
May 89 67 88/49 0.9 0.4"
Jun 89 73 91/61 2.3 5
Jul 86 74 94/72 16 11.1"
Aug 85 73 95/78 19 19.7"
Sep 87 73 95/73 19 12.2"
Oct 89 72 95/65 8 4.3"
Nov 89 65 90/47 0.8 0.7
Dec 88 61 77/36 0.2 0.1"
Source: The Times Books World Weather Guide, Pearce and Smith: ©1990


International Dialing Code

Country code: 220