Adapter needed

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

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

Bangladesh und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Bangladesh
AOutlets of type ACOutlets of type CDOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GKOutlets of type KOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Bangladesh

Flag: About Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a country in Asia (Southern Asia) with about 169 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 144 000 km². The capital of Bangladesh is Dhaka (6.7 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Bengali and English.

The neighbors of Bangladesh are Burma and India.

TLD: .bdCurrency: BDTCountry calling code: +880Country Code : BD
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Bangladesh?

Bangladesh uses power plugs of type A, C, D, G and K. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Bangladesh.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Bangladesh?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Bangladesh?

The utility frequency in Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh.