Mongolia international travel guide in May 2023
Mongolia is part of Asia with main city at Ulan Bator. It's usually 🌤️ 9.60 °C in Mongolia with a rainfall of 🌧 17.09 mm. Internet speed in Mongolia is on average 7.8 Mbps. In Mongolia you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is Tugrik. The languages spoken are Mongolian. Automatic teller machines are common in Mongolia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~9.60 °C 🌧 ~17.09 mm 👨👩👦👦 3M people
Mongolia Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise normal safety precautions
Mongolia's border is open. You no longer need a visa to enter for stays of up to 30 days. Chinggis Khan International Airport is the recommended entry and exit location for Mongolia. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Mongolia.
Mongolia Essential travel details
Mongolia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.
The languages that are typically spoken are Mongolian
Money in Mongolia
💱 Currencies Used
Mongolia uses the Mongolian tögrög (symbol: ?), code MNT.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 tögrögs. Tögrög is subdivided into 100 möngös. Coins come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 tögrögs.
Automatic teller machines are common in Mongolia. 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 in Mongolia
Internet speed in Mongolia is on average 7.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mongolia is low. It is not as easy to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 16,126.84 MNT, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: G-Mobile, Mobicom, Skytel or Unitel. Mongolia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Mongolia 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.
To call Mongolia, dial +, then 976 (the country code for Mongolia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Mongolia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 5012 .
Driving in Mongolia
🛣️ Road rules
In Mongolia 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, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 70-110 km/h (43-68 mph) on undivided highways.
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