Gambia, the

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Community in the Gambia

Connect with fellow expats in the Gambia
Join exciting events and groups
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Tobias Karlsen

"Connecting Global Minds: What a fantastic idea! I've come to know so many warm-hearted expats via InterNations. Thanks!"

Mireille Auffret

"Gambia is very different from my native Cameroon. With InterNations I managed to settle quickly here in Banjul, my new home."

Welcome to the InterNations Community of Expats in Gambia!

Welcome to InterNations Gambia! We're sure you're very excited to begin a new life in Gambia, however we expect you also have many questions, such as, ʺhow do I find a suitable property in Gambia?”, ʺhow does the healthcare system work? ʺ or “which area should I move to in Banjul?ʺ. At InterNations we hope to help you answer some of your questions by linking you to other Gambia expats. Gambia is a fascinating country, and we want to support you in experiencing all aspects of its culture and landscape, from taking walks in the Bijilo Forest Park to eating traditional benachin.

With InterNations, you never stand alone. Whether you are moving to another country or going on a business trip somewhere — our communities around the world are there to make you feel at home wherever you are. Feel free to check out our vibrant InterNations Communities in countries like Panama or Kuwait.

Join Our Exciting Events in the Gambia

Attend our monthly events and activities for Gambia expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Gambia Expat Guides

  • Prepare for Moving Abroad

    Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
  • Living in a Foreign Country: How to Adapt?

    Living in a foreign country is hard enough as it is, with all the administrational issues you have to deal with. But if you don’t want to get stuck in the expat bubble, you'll need to learn to adjust to life in a foreign country. InterNations gives you a few tips on how to succeed at this challenge.
  • How to Find a Job Abroad

    Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.

Exchange Tips about living in the Gambia

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow members in our Gambia expat forums.

Learn about Expat Life in Gambia

Gambia has much to offer. It is a nature lover's paradise, home to the outstanding Abuko Nature Reserve and the Makasutu Culure Forest, but it also maintains a rich culture, through events such as the Albert Market in Banjul. However, many are also attracted to Gambia by its economic opportunities; there are thriving tourism and urban development industries in the capital, Banjul, and in other major Gambian cities.

InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in 390 cities around the world. Meet fellow global minds in your city of residence or get to know local expatriates before you're moving or traveling abroad and never feel like a stranger. InterNations makes it easy for you to stay in touch with your expat friends, both online and offline, so you can grow your network of friends and contacts from all over the world. Whether they live in Australia or Philippines, InterNations allows you to be close to them even if they are miles away.

Begin Building Your Network of Expats in Gambia

InterNations is a unique community of expats that offer support with all areas, including practical concerns, such as how to find a doctor, as well as broader questions on the life and culture in Gambia. We hope that, through InterNations, you feel comfortable asking our members questions about any topic related to living in Gambia. It's important to retain a healthy social life when moving to a new country, which is why InterNations provides also offers community-wide social events and smaller groups dedicated to various activities and interests. Our Gambia expat community currently hosts activities celebrating art and food, and you're able to start your own group too, in order to meet like-minded people with similar interests, no matter what your hobby! InterNations also organizes larger social events which are a great opportunity to meet like-minded people in Gambia.

Tobias Karlsen

"Connecting Global Minds: What a fantastic idea! I've come to know so many warm-hearted expats via InterNations. Thanks!"

Mireille Auffret

"Gambia is very different from my native Cameroon. With InterNations I managed to settle quickly here in Banjul, my new home."

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