Mongolia destination information

All you need to know before visiting Mongolia

Mongolia summary

Mongolia is a big country with around 3M Mongolian. Official language is Mongolian. Mongolia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is from UTC+07:00 to UTC+08:00. Currency used in Mongolia is Tugrik (MNT).

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ATMs in Mongolia are Common. Internet speed in Mongolia is on average 7.8 Mbps. In Mongolia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

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Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • Mongolian


Currency 💱

1 MNT = 1 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Mongolia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

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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 .

international: + 976 5012 1234567
calling local: 05012 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Mongolia is on average 7.8 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Mongolia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

In Mongolia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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