The mains voltage in Gambia is 220-240
Volts AC (frequency 50 Hz G ).
In hotels in Gambia you will
often find variable electrical sockets such as type "C"
or type "F". If your appliance's plug doesn't
match the shape of these sockets, you will need a
travel plug adapter in order to plug in. They do not convert
electricity. They simply allow a dual-voltage appliance, a
transformer or a converter from one country to be plugged
into the wall outlet of another country. Travel plug adapters
simply change the shape of your appliance's plug to match
whatever type of socket you need to plug into.
sockets (outlets) in The Gambia are mostly the type
"G" British BS-1363, which accept the 3 pin rectangular
blade plug which is composed of 2 parallel flat pins with
ground pin. The next most common type is the European-style
If your laptop, digital camera and camcorder chargers, or
other equipment is multi-voltage it can be plugged into most
outlets in the country with just a wall outlet plug adapter,
grounded (3 pin) or ungrounded (2 pin).