Landscape view of Guinea

Guinea πŸ‡¬πŸ‡³

Conakry

Western Africa, Africa

Guinea is part of Africa with capital at Conakry. Official language is French. Guinea uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+00:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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.

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 90,117.23 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 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

122

Fire department

1717

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Last updated: April 19, 2019