The Gambia is a country situated in West Africa and is officially known as the Republic of The Gambia. Gambian Tourism started in 1965 when Europeans landed up in the coastal areas of the African as a respite from the winters. It has come a long a way since then and has become an important source of revenue generation for The Gambia. Some of the popular tourist attractions of The Gambia are Banjul, Jufureh, Kachikally crocodile pool and Janjanbureh.
11,295 square km (4,007 square miles)
English, Mandinka, Fula, Wolof, Serer, Jola
Climate & Geography
The Gambia encounters a tropical climate. The rainy seasons occurring between June and November are usually hot. The rest of the year witnesses a cooler temperature with lesser rainfall.
The Gambia is the smallest country in the African continent. About 1,300 square km of The Gambia is covered by water. It is also bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean on one side.
The Highways, Waterways and the Airports serve as the means of transport in Gambia.
Tourist & Immigration Info
The nationals of the countries of Britain and Commonwealth countries, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden do not require a visa to enter Gambia. The others can obtain their visa from the nearest Gambian offices.