How to Call Gambia Phone Numbers?

Country phone codes

+220 is the country calling code assigned to Gambia by the International Telecommunication Union. All of the country’s telephone numbers are also designated under the Gambia Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Act of 2001, created by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority.

So if you’re calling Gambia, the number should start with:

+220 123-4567

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Other Important Information about Gambia

Prefix

A prefix is simply the set of numbers that come before the country and area codes of a telephone number. Gambia’s telephone numbers are made up of 10 numbers split into groups of 3. So if you’re going to make a call to Gambia using a mobile phone, you should dial country code+area code+4-5-digit number. Some of the common area codes in Gambia include Serekunda (43), Brikama (448) and Bakau (449).

Location Country Code Landline Area Code Landline Number
Serekunda +220 (43) 12345
Brikama +220 (448) 1234
Bakau +220 (449) 1234

So if you’re making a call to Serekunda, dial +220 43 12345.

Network coverage

Network coverage is only available in some parts of Gambia.

4G coverage

4G connection is only available in some parts of the country, but quality highly depends on the mobile operator.

International Roaming

Available at over 50 destinations, you can count on us to keep you connected even when you’re not in home soil. 
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Top Mobile SIM network in Gambia

Here are the top mobile SIM networks in Gambia:

Africell Mobile

Gamcel Mobile

QCell Mobile

Top apps used to communicate

Here are the top apps mostly used for communication in Gambia:

Instagram

Instagram

Viber

Viber

Emergency phone numbers

Here are the three most important emergency numbers to take note of when visiting Gambia:

ambulance service

16 for ambulance service

fire

18 for fire

police

17 for police

Best Time to Call Gambia

Gambia observes Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) using the time offset of UTC+00.
Wherever you are in Australia, you can call Gambia from the following time zones:

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Gambia 4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
2:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
3:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
5:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Norfolk Island Standard Time (NFT) Norfolk Island
1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Daylight Savings Time (first Sunday in October – first Sunday in April)

Best time to call

Time to Call

UTC Relative

Time Zone

State

Gambia 5:00pm – 12:00am UTC+11:00 Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) New South Wales (except Broken Hill), Victoria, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory
4:00pm – 12:00am UTC+10:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) Queensland
2:00pm – 12:00am UTC+08:00 Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) Western Australia
4:30pm – 12:00am UTC+10:30 Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) South Australia, Northern Territory and town of Broken Hill in Western New South Wales
3:30pm – 12:00am UTC+09:30 Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) Northern Territory
6:00pm – 12:00am UTC+12:00 Norfolk Island Daylight Time (NDT) Norfolk Island
1:00pm – 12:00am UTC+07:00 Christmas Island Standard Time (CXT) Christmas Island
12:30pm – 12:00am UTC+06:30 Cocos (Keeling) Islands Standard Time (CCT) Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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