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  • Gambia Overview

    Even though the smallest nation in Africa is Gambia, it offers a wide range of attractions and entertainment options for the visitors. If you are looking for a spot to spend your winter at, you can book tickets for Gambia. The locals at Gambia are quite friendly and the country…
  • City Of Banjul

    One of the most low profile capitals of an African country, Banjul is located on the St. Mary’s Island in Gambia. The city which is today a quiet locale, was once a strategic point to control the trade over the Gambia River by the British. The city serves as the…
  • Abuko Nature Reserve

    A small nature reserve in Gambia, the Abuko Nature Reserve is located in the surroundings of beaches. Despite it’s small size, the Abuko Nature Reserve is home to a variety of wild animals such as hyenas, lions, guibs, different varieties of monkeys, crocodiles, porcupines and numerous birds and other animals.

  • Wetlands of Gambia

    Apart from the Abuko Nature Reserve, Gambia has some wonderful nature reserves and wetlands that you would love to visit for its sheer beauty and richness in different varieties of wildlife. The Tanbi Wetlands, Tanji Reserve and the Bao Bolong Wetalnd Reserve are just a few to mention.

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Gambia Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Banjul

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Serekunda

GEOGRAPHY

Gambia is a small and narrow country situated in the west of Africa. With a total area of 11,300 km² Gambia is the smallest country on the continent of Africa.

 

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 1.7 Million. Muslims account for about 90% of the population.

CLIMATE

Tropical with distinct cool and hot seasons. There is a dry weather with temperatures as low as 16 °C from November to mid-May. From June to October temperatures may rise as high as 43 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

English is the official language. Mandinka and Wolof are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+0

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8 AM to 4 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM


HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: February 18th
May Day: May 1st
Revolution Day: July 22nd
Christmas: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi

CURRENCY

Gambian dalasi

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 17
Medical: 16
Fire: 18

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