Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Angola?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Angola. In Angola, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Angola und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Angola
COutlets of type COutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Angola?

Angola uses power plugs of type C. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Angola.

Country information

About Angola

Flag: About Angola

Angola is a country in Africa (Middle Africa) with about 19.6 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 1.2 Millionen km². The capital of Angola is Luanda (2.8 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Portuguese.

The neighbors of Angola are the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia and Namibia.

TLD: .aoCurrency: AOACountry calling code: +244Country Code : AO
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Angola?

The voltage in Angola is 220 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is lower than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:

You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.

If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage in Angola, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Angola?

The utility frequency in Angola is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Angola.