Adapter needed

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

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

Bolivia und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Bolivia
AOutlets of type ACOutlets of type COutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Bolivia?

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

Country information

About Bolivia

Flag: About Bolivia

Bolivia is a country in America (South America) with about 10.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 1.1 Millionen km². The capital of Bolivia is Sucre (225 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Spanish, Quechua and Aymara.

The neighbors of Bolivia are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Peru.

TLD: .boCurrency: BOBCountry calling code: +591Country Code : BO
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Bolivia?

The voltage in Bolivia 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 Bolivia?

The utility frequency in Bolivia 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 Bolivia.