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Guinea international travel guide

Guinea πŸ‡¬πŸ‡³

Guinea is part of Africa with main city at Conakry. It's usually 🌀️ 24.26 °C in Guinea with a rainfall of 🌧 5.91 mm. Internet speed in Guinea is on average 1.1 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 13M people. The main currency is Guinean Franc. The languages spoken are French and Fula. Automatic teller machines are rare in Guinea. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~24.26 Β°C Β  🌧 ~5.91 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 13M people
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
There's heightened political unrest in Guinea, with the potential for the situation to deteriorate without warning. You should remain vigilant, monitor local media, and avoid movement (see 'Safety'). Land borders are closed and some flights have been cancelled. Contact your airline for more information. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Guinea. We now advise:Β  Exercise a high degree of caution in Guinea overall due to political and social tensions that can lead to violence.
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Weather

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🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Guinea uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type K.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French and Fula
Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Guinea uses the Guinean franc (symbol: Fr), code GNF.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 500, 100, 50 and 25 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Guinea. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.
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Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Guinea is on average 1.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Guinea is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 90,294.05 GNF, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Cellcom, MTN or Orange. Guinea uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Guinea 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.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Guinea, dial +, then 224 (the country code for Guinea), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Guinea, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 30 .
Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal
112
Police
112
Ambulance
112
Fire department
112
Useful Information
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