North Macedonia destination information

All you need to know before visiting North Macedonia

North Macedonia summary

North Macedonia is a small country with around 2M Macedonian. Official language is Macedonian. Macedonia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in North Macedonia is Denar (MKD).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 138
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 88

ATMs in North Macedonia are Common. Internet speed in Macedonia is on average 6.9 Mbps. In Macedonia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

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👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2M ☀️ ~10 °C 🌧 ~54 mm 👍 Least Developed 🚩 26k km2 (10k mi²)
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Socket 🔌

Macedonia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages 🗣️

  • Macedonian


Currency 💱

1 MKD = 0.01 USD

Macedonia uses the Macedonian denar (symbol: ???), code MKD.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 10 denari. Denar is subdivided into 100 denis. Coins come in denominations of 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 denari.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Macedonia. 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 📱

Macedonia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Macedonia 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 :

911, 999

Police :

911, 999

Ambulance :

911, 999

Fire department :

911, 999

Calling ☎️


To call Macedonia, dial +, then 389 (the country code for Macedonia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Macedonia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

international: + 389 2 1234567
calling local: 02 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Macedonia is on average 6.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Macedonia is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 337.68 MKD, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Telekom (T-Mobile) or Vip.


Rules 🚗

In Macedonia 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, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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