Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Cape Verde?

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Cape Verde?

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

Country information

About Cape Verde

Flag: About Cape Verde

Cape Verde is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with about 546 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 4 000 km². The capital of Cape Verde is Praia (113 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Portuguese.

Cape Verde does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .cvCurrency: CVECountry calling code: +238Country Code : CV
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Cape Verde?

The voltage in Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde?

The utility frequency in Cape Verde 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 Cape Verde.