Guinea international travel guide

Landscape view of Guinea

Guinea πŸ‡¬πŸ‡³

Guinea is part of Africa with main city at Conakry. It's usually 🌀️ 25.47 °C in Guinea with a rainfall of 🌧 45.38 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 Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Least Developed Β  🌀️ ~25.47 Β°C Β  🌧 ~45.38 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 13M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Due to COVID-19, Guinea has declared a state of emergency until further notice. Preventative measures and restrictions are in place. A nationwide curfew is in effect from 9pm to 5am. It's extremely unlikely international commercial flights will operate for some time in to or out of Guinea. Don't rely on published schedules. Contact your travel provider for details. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Guinea. We now advise you: Do not travel to Guinea.

issued date: May 12, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 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.

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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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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