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North Macedonia international travel guide in 2024

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North Macedonia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ

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North Macedonia is part of Europe with main city at Skopje. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 0.41 ยฐC in North Macedonia with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 42.08 mm. Internet speed in Macedonia is on average 6.9 Mbps. In Macedonia you drive on the right side. Its Least Developed country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Denar. The languages spoken are Macedonian. Automatic teller machines are common in Macedonia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~0.41 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~42.08 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 2M people

North Macedonia Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for North Macedonia. We've lowered the level. We now advise exercise normal safety precautions. We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in North Macedonia.
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North Macedonia Weather

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North Macedonia Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

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

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Macedonian

Money in North Macedonia

๐Ÿ’ฑ 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.

๐Ÿง 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 โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling in North Macedonia

๐Ÿ“ก 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.

๐Ÿ“ฑ 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.

๐Ÿ“ž 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

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ 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%.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

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

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