According to Allcitycodes, the Gambia is a country located in West Africa. It has a land area of 11,295 square kilometers (4,361 square miles). The capital city of The Gambia is Banjul. The terrain in The Gambia consists mostly of low-lying coastal plains that rise to a hilly interior. Major rivers include the Gambia River and other smaller rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean. The climate of The Gambia is tropical with hot and humid conditions year-round. The area code of The Gambia is +220. This code was introduced on 1 July 1998 when The Gambia switched from its old international dialling code of +800 to +220 for all incoming calls from abroad. This change was made so that all incoming calls would be routed through international carriers instead of neighbouring countries. This has helped increase security as well as improve call quality for customers calling into The Gambia from abroad. Check philosophynearby for Gambia in 2019.