Adapter needed

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

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Belarus?

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

Country information

About Belarus

Flag: About Belarus

Belarus is a country in Europe (Eastern Europe) with about 9.6 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 208 000 km². The capital of Belarus is Minsk (1.9 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Belarusian and Russian.

The neighbors of Belarus are Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Ukraine.

TLD: .byCurrency: BYRCountry calling code: +375Country Code : BY
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Belarus?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Belarus?

The utility frequency in Belarus 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 Belarus.