Adapter needed

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

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Bulgaria?

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

Country information

About Bulgaria

Flag: About Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country in Europe (Eastern Europe) with about 7.2 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 111 000 km². The capital of Bulgaria is Sofia (1.3 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Bulgarian, Turkish and Romanian.

The neighbors of Bulgaria are Greece, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Turkey.

TLD: .bgCurrency: BGNCountry calling code: +359Country Code : BG
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Bulgaria?

The voltage in Bulgaria is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Bulgaria?

The utility frequency in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria.