North Macedonia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

North Macedonia 🇲🇰

North Macedonia is part of Europe with main city at Skopje. Its Developed country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Denar. The languages spoken are Macedonian. the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is the formal name of North Macedonia It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~5.29 °C   🌧 ~72.71 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for North Macedonia. We haven’t changed the level – exercise a high degree of caution.

issued date: February 19, 2019

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Macedonian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Macedonia uses the Macedonian denar (symbol: ???), code MKD.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 10 denari. Denar is subdivided into 100 denis. Coins come in denominations of 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 denari.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Macedonia. 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.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Macedonia is on average 6.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Macedonia is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 337.68 MKD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Telekom (T-Mobile) or Vip. Macedonia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Macedonia 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 Macedonia, dial +, then 389 (the country code for Macedonia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Macedonia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Macedonia 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: 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on expressways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on undivided highways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

911, 999

Police

911, 999

Ambulance

911, 999

Fire department

911, 999

Last updated: November 14, 2019