Guinea destination information
All you need to know before visiting Guinea
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).
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ATMs in Guinea are Rare. Internet speed in Guinea is on average 1.1 Mbps.🏙️ Conakry
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👨👩👦👦 13M ☀️ ~26 °C 🌧 ~150 mm 👍 Least Developed 🚩 246k km2 (95k mi²)
Guinea uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type K.
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.
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.
Mobile Phone 📱
Guinea uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.
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 :
112Fire department :
To call Guinea, dial +, then 224 (the country code for Guinea), then the area code and the local number.Locally
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 Speed 💯
Internet speed in Guinea is on average 1.1 Mbps.
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.
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