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

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

Botswana und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Botswana
Botswana
DOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Botswana

Flag: About Botswana

Botswana is a country in Africa (Southern Africa) with about 2.2 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 582 000 km². The capital of Botswana is Gaborone (208 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English and Tswana.

The neighbors of Botswana are Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

TLD: .bwCurrency: BWPCountry calling code: +267Country Code : BW
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Botswana?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Botswana?

The voltage in Botswana 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 Botswana?

The utility frequency in Botswana 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 Botswana.

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