Armenia international travel guide in 2024

Armenia international travel guide in 2024

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Armenia travel details 🇦🇲
Armenia has a population of 3M with main currency as Armenian Dram. The languages spoken are Armenian. Armenia travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Automatic teller machines are common in Armenia. Internet speed in Armenia is on average 3.9 Mbps.In Armenia you drive on the right side.

Armenia travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for Armenia and continue to advise exercise normal safety precautions. Higher levels apply in some areas. Do not travel within 5km of Armenia's border with Azerbaijan. Entry requirements can change at short notice. Contact your airline or the nearest embassy or consulate of Armenia to confirm entry requirements. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Armenia overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

Issue Date : Mar 13, 2024

Armenia weather

Armenia essential details

Plugs

Armenia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Armenian

Money in Armenia

Currencies

Armenia uses the Armenian dram (symbol: ?), code AMD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 500, 100 and 50 drams. Dram is subdivided into 100 lumas. Coins come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 drams.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are common in Armenia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Armenia

Internet

Internet speed in Armenia is on average 3.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Armenia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 4,062.51 AMD, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Beeline, UCOM or VivaCell MTS. Armenia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Armenia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Calling

To call Armenia, dial +, then 374 (the country code for Armenia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Armenia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 10 .

Driving in Armenia

Road rules

In Armenia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways, 90 km/h (55 mph) on motorways and 90 km/h (55 mph) on expressways.

Emergecy

Universal
101
Police
102
Ambulance
103

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Armenia visa advice

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Disclaimer
The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.