Armenia international travel advice

Armenia

Armenia is part of Asia with main city at Yerevan. Its Developing country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is Armenian Dram. The languages spoken are Armenian,Russian. the Republic of Armenia is the formal name of Armenia It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~-3.81 °C   🌧 ~21.70 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've updated our travel advice on Armenia with new information on entry and exit conditions. We haven't changed the level - exercise normal safety precautions in Armenia. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Do not travel to Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding military occupied areas. Do not travel to Armenia-Azerbaijan border areas.

issued date: March 5, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Armenian, Russian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Armenia uses the Armenian dram (symbol: ?), code AMD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 1000, 500, 100 and 50 drams. Dram is subdivided into 100 lumas. Coins come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 drams.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Armenia. 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.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Armenia is on average 3.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Armenia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 4,062.51 AMD, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Beeline, UCOM or VivaCell MTS. Armenia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Armenia 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.

📞 Calling

To call Armenia, dial +, then 374 (the country code for Armenia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Armenia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 10 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Armenia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways, 90 km/h (55 mph) on motorways and 90 km/h (55 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

101

Police

102

Ambulance

103

Last updated: December 5, 2019