Guinea destination information

All you need to know before visiting Guinea

Guinea summary

Guinea is a medium sized country with around 13M Guinean. Official language is French. Guinea uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+00:00. Currency used in Guinea is Guinean Franc (GNF).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 173
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 180

ATMs in Guinea are Rare. Internet speed in Guinea is on average 1.1 Mbps.

🏙️ Conakry
🗣️ Fula French
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 13M ☀️ ~26 °C 🌧 ~150 mm 👍 Least Developed 🚩 246k km2 (95k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
📧 Guinean visa Online
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Guinea uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type K.

Languages 🗣️

  • Fula
  • French


Currency 💱

1000 GNF = 0.1 USD

Guinea uses the Guinean franc (symbol: Fr), code GNF.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 500, 100, 50 and 25 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are rare in 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 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Guinea uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Guinea 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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Guinea, dial +, then 224 (the country code for Guinea), then the area code and the local number.


For local calls within Guinea, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 30 .

international: + 224 30 1234567
calling local: 30 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Guinea is on average 1.1 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Guinea is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 90,294.05 GNF, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Cellcom, MTN or Orange.


Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

Countries nearby Guinea

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Guinean visa Online

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Health regulation

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Customs rules

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LGBT Destination info

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Guinean embassies

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