The mains voltage in
220-240 Volts AC (frequency 50 Hz G ).
hotels in Gambia you will often
find variable electrical
sockets such as
type "C" or
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
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 2 pin.
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).