North Macedonia international travel guide in 2024

North Macedonia international travel guide in 2024

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North Macedonia travel details 🇲🇰
North Macedonia has a population of 2M with main currency as Macedonian Denar. The languages spoken are Macedonian. North Macedonia travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Automatic teller machines are common in Macedonia. Internet speed in Macedonia is on average 6.9 Mbps.In Macedonia you drive on the right side.

North Macedonia travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for North Macedonia and we advise exercise normal safety precautions. You can stay for up to 90 days in a 6-month period without a visa. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in North Macedonia.

Issue Date : Feb 21, 2024

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North Macedonia essential details

Plugs

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

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Macedonian

Money in North Macedonia

Currencies

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.

ATM

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.

Internet in North Macedonia

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 in North Macedonia

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%.

Emergecy

Universal
911, 999
Police
911, 999
Ambulance
911, 999
Fire department
911, 999

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North Macedonia visa advice

If you're considering exploring North Macedonia beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on North Macedonia transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to North Macedonia, understanding North Macedonia Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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