Mongolia international travel guide

Landscape view of Mongolia

Mongolia 🇲🇳

Mongolia is part of Asia with main city at Ulan Bator. It's usually 🌤️ -17.96 °C in Mongolia with a rainfall of 🌧 1.94 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   🌤️ ~-17.96 °C   🌧 ~1.94 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions

The Mongolian Government advises that foreign nationals (including Australians) will not be allowed to enter Mongolia if they arrive from China (air, rail, road) or by plane from Hong Kong International Airport from 1 February to 2 March 2020. This is in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. Public gatherings are restricted and Australians should comply with any new screening measures. Monitor local authority health and public advice. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Mongolia.

issued date: February 1, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Mongolia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Mongolian

Money

💱 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.

🏧 ATMs

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

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Mongolia is on average 7.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mongolia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

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.

📞 Calling

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

🛣️ 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.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

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Police

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Ambulance

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Fire department

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Useful Information
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Last updated: February 12, 2020