Equatorial Guinea destination information

All you need to know before visiting Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea summary

Equatorial Guinea is a small country with around 1M Equatorial Guinean. Official languages are Portuguese, French and Spanish. Equatorial Guinea uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00. Currency used in Equatorial Guinea is Central African CFA franc (XAF).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 210
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 190

ATMs in Equatorial Guinea are Rare. Internet speed in Equatorial Guinea is on average 1.3 Mbps.

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🗣️ Spanish French
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M ☀️ ~25 °C 🌧 ~187 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 28k km2 (11k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Equatorial Guinea uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

Languages 🗣️

  • Spanish
  • French


Currency 💱

100 XAF = 0.16 USD

Equatorial Guinea uses the Central African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XAF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 francs.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are rare in Equatorial Guinea. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

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Mobile Phone 📱

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Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Equatorial Guinea, dial +, then 240 (the country code for Equatorial Guinea), then the area code and the local number.


For local calls within Equatorial Guinea, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 3 .

international: + 240 3 1234567
calling local: 3 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Equatorial Guinea is on average 1.3 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

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Rules 🚗

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Temperature 🌡️

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Health regulation

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Equatorial Guinean embassies

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