Adapter needed

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

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Azerbaijan?

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

Country information

About Azerbaijan

Flag: About Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is a country in Asia (Western Asia) with about 9.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 87 000 km². The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku (1.1 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Azerbaijani, Russian and Armenian.

The neighbors of Azerbaijan are Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Russia and Turkey.

TLD: .azCurrency: AZNCountry calling code: +994Country Code : AZ
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Azerbaijan?

The voltage in Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Azerbaijan?

The utility frequency in Azerbaijan 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 Azerbaijan.