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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Ivory Coast?

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

Ivory Coast und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Ivory Coast

Flag: About Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 23.3 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 322 000 km². The capital of Ivory Coast is Yamoussoukro (195 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French.

The neighbors of Ivory Coast are Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia and Mali.

TLD: .ciCurrency: XOFCountry calling code: +225Country Code : CI
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Ivory Coast?

Ivory Coast uses power plugs of type C and E. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Ivory Coast.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Ivory Coast?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Ivory Coast?

The utility frequency in Ivory Coast 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 Ivory Coast.

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